Effect of Motor Imagery on Handgrip Strength in Recreational Badminton Players


  • Shraddha Jaybhaye Undergraduate Student, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune
  • Mukta Deshpande Assistant Professor,  Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune
  • Pournima Pawar Associate Professor, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune




The purpose of the study was to study the effect of motor imagery on handgrip strength in badminton players. Total 25 recreational Badminton Players between the age group 18-25 years of both male and female were included in the study. The study was conducted over 2 weeks. Grip strength by hand dynamometer and Vividness of movement imagery questionnaire-2 were used as outcome measure. The data was analysed using Wilcoxon matched pairs signed rank test in which the two tailed P value was <0.0001. The pre and post intervention assessment showed extremely significant results for increase in hand grip strength. Along with that movement vividness pre and post intervention showed significant results as well. This concludes that motor imagery is effective on hand grip strength and vividness in Recreational badminton players.

Author Biographies

Shraddha Jaybhaye, Undergraduate Student, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune

Undergraduate Student, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune

Mukta Deshpande, Assistant Professor,  Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune

Assistant Professor,  Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune

Pournima Pawar, Associate Professor, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune

Associate Professor, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune


Mental training, sports, cognitive strategies, strengthening


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How to Cite

Jaybhaye, S. ., Deshpande, M., & Pawar, P. . (2022). Effect of Motor Imagery on Handgrip Strength in Recreational Badminton Players. VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, 4(1), 31-34. https://doi.org/10.46858/VIMSJPT.4106