Benefit of Stability Exercise on Swiss Ball Exercise along with Treadmill Walking in Physiotherapy College Girl Students with PCOS Symptoms: Single Group Pre Post Design
Keywords:PCOS, Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, Menorrhea Impact Questionnaire, MIQ, Swiss Ball Exercises, Aerobic Exercises, College Girls.
Background: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder seen in women at their reproductive age
with a prevalence rate of 4 to 12%. Diagnosis of hyperandrogenism or chronic anovulation without any adrenal or
pituitary conditions can be called as PCOS. Swiss ball exercises are found to be a better alternative which is safe for
the joints, and also demands moderate physical exertion without loading joints to stress. A combined aerobic and
Swiss ball exercise protocols help in muscle strengthening, preventing loss of lean muscle mass, reducing obesity,
and improves disease-related hyperandrogenism and insulin sensitivity in PCOS.
Aim & objective of the study: To analyze and understand the effect of swiss ball exercises along with aerobic
exercises among college girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Data Analysis and Results: This study results shows that there is statistically significant improvement in the
variables of Menorrhea Impact Score (MIS) pre and post mean values of 4.99 and 0.99 in subjects with p<0.05. Thus
null hypothesis has been rejected and alternate hypothesis has been accepted for this study.
Conclusion: The study is concluded that there is statistically significant improvement in Menorrhea Impact
Questionnaire score in college girls in and around Madurai with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome after the
intervention of Swiss Ball Exercises along with Aerobic Exercises Program for 6 weeks.
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