Efek Senam dan Progressive Muscle Relaxation terhadap Tekanan Darah dan Kadar Gula Darah pada Lansia

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PDF    Published May 4, 2020    DOI https://doi.org/10.37341/jkf.v5i1.207      Abstract viewed: 51   PDF viewed: 55  
Roh Hastuti Prasetyaningsih
Andreany Kusumowardani

Abstract

Background: The raise of aging population increases the risk of non infectious illness, as hypertension
and diabetes mellitus. A comprehensive treatment consists of pharmacological and non pharmacological
approach is required to control and cure those diseases. Gymnastics and Progressive Muscle Relaxation
as a method of non pharmacological intervention has been denote to be beneficial to control blood
pressure and glucose level so that improved the outcome of hypertension and diabetes mellitus. The goal
of this study was to determine the impact of gymnastics and Progressive Muscle Relaxation on blood
pressure and glucose level of the elderly at Posyandu Lansia Madoh, Boyolali district. Methods: The
mothods used a quasi experimental with two group pre-test post-test design. Sample inclusion criteria are
elderly aged 50 years or older and willing to be a research sample. As many as 26 sampel that can follow
the full intervention.The hypothesis testing uses Mann Whitney Test. Results: Based on the hypothesis test
that blood pressure values obtained p = 0.626 and blood sugar levels p = 0.590. Thus it can be concluded
that gymnastics and PMR are more effective in lowering blood sugar levels than blood pressure.
Conclusions: Gymnastics and Progressive Muscle Relaxation has a positive influence on blood sugar
levels than blood pressure. So it needs to be done routinely and scheduled in Posyandu Elderly activities
in Ngesrep Village, Ngemplak District, Boyolali Regency

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Prasetyaningsih, R., & Kusumowardani, A. (2020). Efek Senam dan Progressive Muscle Relaxation terhadap Tekanan Darah dan Kadar Gula Darah pada Lansia. Jurnal Keterapian Fisik, 5(1), 33-40. https://doi.org/10.37341/jkf.v5i1.207
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