The effect of pilates exercises on some physical components among first stage female students of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences Wasit University


  • Ghfran Muhammad Tohmea Wasit University, Iraq
  • Najam Rabh Najam University of Wasit, Iraq
  • Wissam Muhammad Tohmea University of Wasit, Iraq



Pilates, Agility, Physical exercises, Weight loss


Fitness exercises with all their components have been widespread in recent years and have become largely practiced in most fitness centres as they aim to develop functional devices abilities and capabilities, which helps to speed performance, movement lightness and body agility. Most of first stage practical materials in order to be practiced demands strength, lightness and agility and since the researchers are working in the educational profession noticed a clear weakness in students’ performance for movements and their inability to perform them properly due to the noticeable increase in weight and the lack of interest in applying modern methods in education or practical application which contributed significantly to the lack of movement and performance ineffectiveness among the students. The researchers used the experimental method with one experimental group with tribal and dimensional tests because it fits the research problem nature, the research community was identified by first stage students from the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Wasit University deliberately, where the number of community members were 48 students, the sample was selected randomly the researchers conducted the exploratory experiment on the group, and conducted a training unit for the Pilates exercise which the researchers prepared in the curriculum for the group on the day of 1/4/2018. The researchers concluded that Pilates-exercises led to the development of body measurements among the research sample also led to a decrease in weight and thus reduced the body circumference measurements. The researchers recommended using divers training equipment and conducting training courses for trainers.


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How to Cite

Tohmea, G. M., Najam, N. R., & Tohmea, W. M. (2020). The effect of pilates exercises on some physical components among first stage female students of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences Wasit University. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 15(2proc), S146-S153.