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Proposing a Healthy Environment for Elderly People with Hypertension: Taichi gymnastic against blood pressure

Nasrullah, Dede and Aisyah, Siti and Fitri, Azkiyatul (2020) Proposing a Healthy Environment for Elderly People with Hypertension: Taichi gymnastic against blood pressure. International Conference on Environment and Technology.

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        Abstract

        Hypertension is a problem which is often undergone by elderly people and become an important factor caused heart trouble. Hypertension prevalence is 32.4%, and in the place of this study, hypertension prevalence numbers 50 from 80 elderly people. The design of this study used was quasi experimental non equivalent control group design. The populations were all of elderly people with hypertension as much as 50 elderly people, the samples were 46 elderly people, who was divided into experimental and control groups, each of them were 23 elderly people. The data were obtained through observation analyzed with Wilcoxon signed ranks test, whereas to understand the difference between before after Tai Chi gymnastics used Mann Whitney test. The result of analysis with Wilcoxon signed ranks test was p=0,000 < α=0.05 which meant that there is the effect of Tai Chi gymnastics towards the decrease of blood pressure, while by using Mann Whitney test was gained p=0,016 < α=0.05, that there was the difference between before and after Tai Chi gymnastics. From the result of the study, it proved that Tai Chi gymnastics can lower the blood pressure if it was undertook three times a week to elderly people with hypertension.

        Item Type: Article
        Uncontrolled Keywords: Elderly people, Hypertension, Tai Chi Gymnastics
        Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
        R Medicine > RT Nursing
        Divisions: Jurnal > Fakultas Ilmu Kesehatan
        Depositing User: DEDE NASRULLAH NASRULLAH
        Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2020 08:23
        Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 11:41
        URI: http://repository.um-surabaya.ac.id/id/eprint/4929

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