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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2007;14(2): 181
베하스 운동프로그램이 골관절염 노인의 통증, 균형감, 낙상효능감에 미치는 효과
김종임1, 이경자2, 김순임3, 민신홍4
1충남대학교 의과대학 간호과
2천안시 보건소 진료팀
3경성대학교 생물학
4충남대학교 병원
Effects of BeHaS Exercise Program on Pain, Balance and Fall Efficacy in Elderly with Osteoarthritis
Jong-Im Kim1, Kyeong-Ja Lee2, Soon-Im Kim3, Shin-Hong Min4
1Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University
2Medical Examination Team Leader. Cheonan City Community Health Center
3Department of Biology, Kyungsung University
4Chungnam National University Hospital
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of BeHaS exercise program on pain, balance, and falling efficacy in elderly with osteoarthritis.
Method: A convenience sample of 52 elderly people with osteoarthritis who lived in C city were recruited through the public health center. For this quasi-experimental study design, 31 of the elders were assigned to the experimental group which received the BeHaS exercise program twice week for eight weeks, and 24 were assigned for the control group (no intervention). Outcome measures were numeric pain scale, standing on one leg for balance, fall efficacy scale. Analysis was performed with SPSS version 12.0 program.
Results: Pain was decreased significantly in the experimental group as compared to the control group, Balance and fall efficacy were improved significantly in the experimental group as compared to the control group.
Conclusion: The BeHaS exercise program can be effective in improving pain, balance, and fall efficacy in elders with osteoarthritis.
Key words: Osteoarthritis | Exercise | Elders
주요어: 골관절염 | 운동 | 노인