The influence of using interval core stability circuit exercise towards strength and recovery

Keywords: circuit exercise, core stability, interval, muscle strength, recovery


Purpose : The study aimed to know the influence of using interval in core stability circuit towards the enhancement of strength and recovery. Material : The participants in this study were students of Coaching Education, Faculty of Sport Science.. The participants were consisting of 20 male students with range of age in 18-21 years old. These students were divided into two groups, each group consisted of 10 students. This study used experimental research with the randomized pre and posttest design, in which the treatment group 1 was given the core stability circuit exercise with 1:1 interval. Then, the core stability circuit exercise with 1:2 interval was given to the treatment group 2. The variable in this study focused on the strength and the recovery. The data were analyzed using descriptive analysis, requirement test analysis and inferential analysis. Result : The result showed that there was an enhancement in leg, stomach, and arm muscle strength and recovery of Sports Coaching Education’s students 2015, Faculty of Sport Science UNESA (State University of Surabaya). Based on the normality and homogeneity test, the data was claimed as normal and homogeny. Whereas the counting result of differences test in all variables showed that there were differences between the mean result of 1:1 interval exercise and 1:2 interval exercises toward the strength of leg, stomach, arm muscle, and recovery. Conclusion : Core stability exercise was able to increase the physical performance of arm, leg, and stomach muscle strength. It could be applied with circuit and high intensity of interval training to enhance the recovery ability.


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Author Biographies

L.P.T. Ariani, Department of Sports Training Education, Ganesha University of Education; Pegok, Jalan Raya Sesetan No.196, Sesetan, Denpasar Selatan, Pedungan, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80223, Indonesia
H. Setijono, Department of Sports Training Education, State University of Surabaya; Jl. Rektorat Unesa, Lidah Wetan, Lakarsantri, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60213, Indonesia


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How to Cite
Ariani L, Setijono H. The influence of using interval core stability circuit exercise towards strength and recovery. Physical education of students. 2018;22(6):298-04.