Ahmad Shahdadi, Mahin Najafi


The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of one circular resistance training session on circular surface and plasma myostatin of young female volleyball players. This article was semi-experimental with pre-test and post-test design. The statistical population of this study included club female volleyball players of Zahedan city. In this study, a sample size of 24 was used, who were divided into two groups of 12. Age of subjects was between 23.9 and 24.5. Sampling was done using purposive sampling method from among qualified subjects. Measurement tools included a demographic questionnaire and consent form, digital scales, height gauge, stopwatch, syringes and blood samplers, free weights and training machine weights, laboratory kits, freezers and centrifuges, and microplate reader. To analyze the data, the descriptive statistics were used, including mean and standard deviation and for comparison between pre-test and post-test variables, paired t-test (dependent t) were used and independent t-test was used to compare the mean differences between the studied groups. All analysis operations were done at the significance level of p ≥ 0.05 and statistical analysis was done using SPSS version 20. In this study, the following results were obtained: (1) a circular resistance training session had significant effect on increasing plasma concentrations in female volleyball players. 2. A circular resistance training session had no significant effect on plasma myostatin concentration in female volleyball players. The results showed for the first time that circular resistance training is a strong stimulus to increase plasma myogenin. So, this kind of activity can be a stimulus for muscle hypertrophy.


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