March 2018, 2 studies:
Pilates training improves 5-km run performance by changing metabolic cost and muscle activity in trained runners.
Finatto P, Silva ESD, Okamura AB, Almada BP, Oliveira HB, Peyré-Tartaruga LA.
PLoS One. 2018 Mar 21;13(3):e0194057. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194057. eCollection 2018. PMID: 29561907 Free PMC Article
Pilates intervention: Classical Pilates Mat names with contemporary elements, such as relaxation.
Different doses of Pilates-based exercise therapy for chronic low back pain: a randomised controlled trial with economic evaluation.
Miyamoto GC, Franco KFM, van Dongen JM, Franco YRDS, de Oliveira NTB, Amaral DDV, Branco ANC, da Silva ML, van Tulder MW, Cabral CMN.
Br J Sports Med. 2018 Mar 10. pii: bjsports-2017-098825. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098825. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29525763
Pilates intervention: Contemporary. Ball, magic circle and toning ball) and apparatus exercises (Barrel, Cadillac, Chair and Reformer).