Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 2

Effectiveness of Calisthenics Exercise Protocol on Upper and Lower Limb Strength in Medical College Students After 6 Weeks -A Pilot Study

Ritika Kadganche1*, Asmita Moharkar2 and Sucheta Golhar3

1Intern, PES Modern College of Physiotherapy, Pune, India 2Professor, PES Modern College of Physiotherapy, Pune, India 3Principal, PES Modern College of Physiotherapy, Pune, India

*Corresponding Author: Ritika Kadganche, Intern, PES Modern College of Physiotherapy, Pune, India.

Received: December 12, 2023; Published: January 24, 2024


Background: Being physically fit overhauls your personality, but between classes, exams and clinical postings, workout can be hard to schedule. Also they have unique time, financial and even space related situation that impact their exercise routines. So there is need to develop a proper training program ,helps them to ensure being physically fit without any financial stress, space related situation and time related problems. Calisthenic is a type of exercise that consist of Varity of movements that are performed without the need of equipment and that uses your body weight and it can performed anywhere. It can designed to increase body strength and flexibility.

Objective: To study the effectiveness of calisthenics exercise protocol on upper and lower limb strength in medical college students.

Methods: Study had begun with the presentation of synopsis to the ethical committee in PES MCOP. An approval was granted from ethical committee various medical college were visited in and around the city. 7 subjects were selected on the basis of their inclusion and exclusion criteria. Pre push up and squat test was done. Pre score was recorded. calisthenics exercise protocol was given for 4 times every week for a 6 weeks. Post push up and squat test was done and score were analyzed. Data entered and analyzed.

Results: there was significant effect on increased in the strength of upper and lower limb. p value <0.0001.

Conclusion: This study concluded that there were increase in upper and lower limb strength in medical college students after 6 weeks of protocol.

Keywords: Calisthenics; Upper Limb; Lower Limb; Strength; Medical College Students


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Citation: Ritika Kadganche. “Effectiveness of Calisthenics Exercise Protocol on Upper and Lower Limb Strength in Medical College Students After 6 Weeks -A Pilot Study".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 7.2 (2024): 55-57.


Copyright: © 2024 Ritika Kadganche. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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