publication . Article . 2016

Coupling the effect of mental practice and Pilates on ambulation of individuals with multiple sclerosis: Five case studies

Kirandeep Kaur; Nidhi Billore; Ajay Kumar Singh; Darshpreet Kaur; Gunjan Kumar;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences, volume 4, page 96 (issn: 2321-4848, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
Pilates, a popular form of exercise, greatly emphasizes on the strengthening of the core muscles; however, the efficacy of exercise program can be impaired in patients with cognitive impairments. To bridge this gap, mental practice of a desired task can help to mentally simulate a given action and retain many properties of the corresponding real action. This study tries to gain preliminary understanding on the effectiveness of the combination of mental practice and core-strengthening Pilates exercises. To explore the effectiveness of mental practice and Pilates-based training on core strength, balance and mobility in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. This study ...
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free text keywords: Mental practice coupled Pilates, multiple sclerosisMental practice coupled Pilates, R, Exercise program, Mental practice, In patient, Multiple sclerosis, medicine.disease, medicine, Structured interview, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, medicine.medical_specialty, Cognition, business.industry, business, Motor imagery, Physical therapy, Core (anatomy)
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