Year 2019, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 60 - 65 2019-05-20

Fiziksel Aktivite Seviyesi İle Kor Enduransı Arasında Bir İlişki Var mıdır?
Is There a Relationship Between Physical Activity Level and Core Endurance?

Veysel Akduman [1] , Zeliha Göcen Özay [2] , Zübeyir Sarı [3] , Mine Gülden Polat [4]

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Amaç: Bu çalışmanın amacı, sağlıklı genç erişkinlerde kor enduransı ile fiziksel aktivite seviyesi arasındaki ilişkiyi belirlemekti.


Yöntem: Bu çalışma, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi'nde okuyan yaşları 17 ile 28 arasında değişen 310 üniversite öğrencisiyle [erkek=154 (%49,7) ve kadın=156 (%50,3)] yapılmıştır. Sosyodemografik veri formu tüm katılımcılar tarafından doldurulmuştur. Öğrencilerin fiziksel aktivite düzeyleri Uluslararası Fiziksel Aktivite Anketi (UFAA) kullanılarak değerlendirildi. Kor enduransı ise anterior ve lateral plank testleri ile ölçüldü.


Bulgular: Katılımcıların ortalama plank test süresi 77,0±43,8 sn, ortalama yan plank test süresi ise 43,9±28,0 sn'dir. UFAA'ya göre, katılımcıların %14,8'i (n=46) inaktif, %48,1 (n=149) minimal aktif ve %37,1 (n=115) çok aktifti. UFAA verilerine göre erkek ve kız öğrenciler arasında şiddetli fiziksel aktivite, orta şiddetli fiziksel aktivite ve yürüme değişkenlerinde erkek katılımcıların skoru anlamlı olarak daha yüksekti (p<0,05). Şiddetli ve orta şiddetli fiziksel aktivite yapan katılımcıların plank test süreleri anlamlı olarak daha fazlaydı (p<0,05).


Sonuç: Yapılan analizler sonucunda fiziksel aktivite seviyesi ile kor kasların enduransı arasında ilişki bulunamadı. Özellikle mekanik bel problemlerinin önlenmesinde önemli yeri olan kor kaslarının enduransının korunması veya artırılması için sadece fiziksel olarak aktif olmanın yetmeyeceği, bu kaslara yönelik özel egzersizlerin yapılması gerektiği düşünmüştür.

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between core endurance and physical activity level in healthy young adults.


Methods: This study was conducted with 310 university students [male=154 (49.7%) and female=156 (50.3%)] aged between 17 and 28 who attended Dokuz Eylul University. A sociodemographic data form was filled by all participants. Physical activity levels of the students were evaluated using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ). Core endurance was measured using anterior and right/left plank tests.


Results: The average anterior plank test period of the participants was 77.0±43.8 sec. and the average lateral plank test period was 43.9±28.0 sec. We found that 14.8% (n=46) of the participants were inactive, 48.1% (n=149) were minimally active, and 37.1% (n=115) were very active, according to the IPAQ. According to the IPAQ data, vigorous physical activity, moderate physical activity, and walking variables in male participants were significantly higher than female participants (p<0.05). Plank test periods (anterior and lateral) of participant which have vigorous and moderate physical activity was significantly higher (p<0.05).


Conclusion: There was no statistically significant relationship between core endurance and physical activity level. According to this study, physical activity is not influenced by core endurance. Particularly, in order to protect or increase the endurance of the core muscles, which have an important role in the prevention of mechanical lumbar problems, it was thought that only physical exercises would not be sufficient and it should be performed special exercises for these muscles.


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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Published Date May 2019
Journal Section Original Article | Clinical Medical Sciences
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-4981-6049
Author: Veysel Akduman (Primary Author)
Institution: Marmara University, Faculty of Health Science, Istanbul, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5638-8356
Author: Zeliha Göcen Özay
Institution: Fizyotouch Healthy and Happy
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1643-5415
Author: Zübeyir Sarı
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-9705-9740
Author: Mine Gülden Polat
Institution: Marmara University, Faculty of Health Science, Istanbul, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: May 20, 2019