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Year : 2017 | Month : March | Volume : 11 | Issue : 3 | Page : YC05 - YC08

Effect of Passive, Active and Combined Warm up on Lower Limb Muscle Performance and Dynamic Stability in Recreational Sports Players

Kedar Gogte, Prateek Srivastav, Ganesh Balthillaya Miyaru

1. Postgraduate Student, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Science, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 2. Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Science, Manipal, Karnataka, India. 3. Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Science, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Prateek Srivastav,
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Science, Manipal University,
Manipal-576104, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: prateek.srivastav@manipal.edu

Abstract

Introduction: Warm up is an activity that is done before a sports activity. The warm up can be done actively and passively. The preferred mode is active warm up in athletes. There are inconclusive effects of passive warm up compared with an active warm up on short term muscle performance. The cumulative effect of passive and active warm up on muscle performance and dynamic stability is not known.

Aim: To find out the effects of passive, active and combined warm up on lower limb muscle performance and dynamic stability in recreational sports players.

Materials and Methods: A randomized crossover study was done on 19 recreational lower limb dominant sports players. Three different warm ups were included in the study passive, active and combined. Active warm up included series of activities like cycling, leg press, jump squats, squat jumps while passive warm up included application of moist heat for a period of 20 minutes on lower limb muscles. Combined warm up included both passive and active warm up. Six different sequences were made from these three warm ups. Subjects were screened and allotted into different the six warm up sequences after sequence randomization with 48 hours wash out period. After every warm up session Vertical Jump Test (VJT) and Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT) was performed and results were recorded. Study duration was one year and six months.

Results: There was no difference noticed in both the outcome measures. Mean and SD values for passive, active and combined warm up are 47.62±9.64, 48.50±10.16 and 48.87±10.70 respectively in Vertical Jump Test (VJT) and 85.43±8.61, 85.17±8.60 and 85.17±8.38 respectively for SEBT. The p-value for mean difference between passive-active, active-combined, combined-passive are 0.67, 1.00, 0.51 respectively, for VJT and 1.00, 1.00, 1.00 respectively for SEBT.

Conclusion: All warm ups are equally effective in short term sports performance.

Keywords

Moist heat, Passive, Star excursion balance test, Vertical jump test

How to cite this article :

Kedar Gogte, Prateek Srivastav, Ganesh Balthillaya Miyaru. EFFECT OF PASSIVE, ACTIVE AND COMBINED WARM UP ON LOWER LIMB MUSCLE PERFORMANCE AND DYNAMIC STABILITY IN RECREATIONAL SPORTS PLAYERS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 March [cited: 2017 May 28 ]; 11:YC05-YC08. Available from
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DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/24766.9595


Date of Submission: Oct 13, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Nov 25, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Jan 20, 2017
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2017

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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