The effect of gym and zikr towards reduction blood pressure among elderly in suburban Malang city, Indonesia

Utami, Amalia Tri and Assegaf, Andi Anis Raffi and Silahudin, Firdaus and Faizin, M. Nur and Ihzudin, Yuwan (2020) The effect of gym and zikr towards reduction blood pressure among elderly in suburban Malang city, Indonesia. Journal of Orthopaedic Disorders, 3 (1). pp. 1-4.

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Abstract

Health problems that occur in the elderly are generally decreasing organ function, which triggers various degenerative diseases, including hypertension. Neurodegenerative diseases in the elderly if not appropriately treated, will reduce the quality of life of the elderly. Hypertension is a symptom of degenerative cardiovascular disease that is most commonly experienced by the elderly and cannot be known with certainty the cause. Management of hypertension in the elderly in addition to pharmacology can also be done with non-pharmacology such as hypertension gymnastics and zikr. This study aims to determine the effect of gymnastics and zikr on the reduction of elderly blood pressure with hypertension in the Urban District of Malang. This research is a quantitative study with pre-experiment design One Group Pre-test-post-test design. Data collection using mercury sphygmomanometer, while data analysis using the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test. The results of this study were blood pressure before the intervention were mostly pre-hypertension (39%), blood pressure after the invasion of hypertension mainly was normal (56%). And the effect of hypertension gymnastics and zikr on elderly blood pressure in Urban Malang (p-values = 0.001).

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: blood pressure, dzikr, gym
Subjects: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine > 110403 Traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medicine and Treatments
Divisions: Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences > Department of Medical Education
Depositing User: dr. Amalia Tri Utami
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2021 22:12

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