PENGARUH LATIHAN SENAM TAI CHI TERHADAP ARUS PUNCAK EKSPIRASI PADA WANITA USIA 50 TAHUN KE ATAS

Pradini, Puspita Adhi and Hardian, Hardian (2011) PENGARUH LATIHAN SENAM TAI CHI TERHADAP ARUS PUNCAK EKSPIRASI PADA WANITA USIA 50 TAHUN KE ATAS. Undergraduate thesis, Faculty of Medicine.

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Background : Over 50 years will be followed by changes in the form of muscle tissue that causes declining the ability of muscle and other organ functions. The decreased of muscle mass can cause the respiratory function begin to decline. People believe that taichi excersice help maintain respiratory sysitem. Method An observational study of this research is analytical with Cross Sectional study design. The sample of this study is around age 50 years and over who meet the inclusion criteria and were selected by purposive sampling. Time for APE measurements done once i.e. at the time and taken the average. Data were analyzed with the Mann-Whitney test and independent t-test with a computer program. Revealed significant when p <0.001. Result : Data of the group who do Tai Chi exercises show peak expiratory flow (PEF) around 406.5 ± 31.29, while the group who did not practice Tai Chi exercise was 335.5 ± 20.71. The results of statistical tests show the difference the two significant groups. Conclusion : Group who do the Tai Chi exercises twice a week and include at least three months have more APE than the group who do not.. Key word : Tai Chi Exercise, Peak Expiratory Flow 3

Item Type:Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects:R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions:Faculty of Medicine > Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Medicine
ID Code:37094
Deposited By:Ms Lutfiatun Heni
Deposited On:21 Nov 2012 08:32
Last Modified:21 Nov 2012 08:32

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