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Background: Coastal living may benefit young people who are obese by encouraging regular physical activity through outdoor recreation such as surfing, swimming, as well as beach walks. Still the incidence is going up. In abdominal obesity, as they carry much of their fat in abdomen, close to the organs such as stomach, liver and kidney and results the following health risk impairment of cardiac dysfunction, hypertension and stroke, diabetes and renal disease, abnormal plasma lipid. So, this study aimed to find out the effectiveness of effect of plyometric exercise vs mat exercise in reducing abdominal obesity among young population.
Methodology: 20 college going students with obesity from MGMCRI and community based is recruited as participant for this study. After the selection process the selected participant are allocated into 2 groups, Group A (Plyometric exercise) (n=10) and group B (MAT exercise) (n=10). Result Both the exercise protocol is followed for 5 days, one session per day for a duration of 45 minutes, both the exercise protocol is given for a period of 6 weeks These values conclude by using the Wilcoxon signed ranks test. This demonstrates that when compared to post mean value of waist circumference and body mass index of Group B to Group A, there is a substantial decrease..
Conclusion: Hence this work concludes that the MAT exercises as methods of unique learning are more effective in reducing the abdominal obesity than the plyometric exercise.
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