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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2010;17(1): 55
베하스(BeHaS)운동프로그램이 슬골관절염을 가진 중년여성의 균형 및 보행능력에 미치는 효과
김선애1, 김종임2
1충남대학교 간호대학
2충남대학교 간호대학
The Effects of the BeHaS Exercise Program on Balance and Walking Ability in Middle-aged Women with Knee Osteoarthritis
Sun-Ae Kim1, Jong-Im Kim2
1College of Nursing, Chungnam National University
2College of Nursing, Chungnam National University
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of the BeHaS exercise program on balance and walking ability in middle-aged women with knee osteoarthritis.
Method: Participants were 36 patients (experimental group: 18, control group: 18) with knee osteoarthritis. Women with knee osteoarthritis in the experimental group participated in the BeHaS exercise program for 65 to 90 minutes per session twice a week for 12 weeks. Data were collected by a structured interview and measurement tool from September 1, 2005 to March 30, 2006. Descriptive statistics, such as frequency, percentages, means, SD and t-test, Chi square test were used with the SPSS Win 12.0 to analyze the data.
Results: There was a significant difference between the two groups for dynamic balance, but differences in balance and walking ability were only partially supported.
Conclusion: These findings indicate that the BeHaS exercise program could be a good nursing intervention for health maintenance and promotion of patients with knee osteoarthritis. Further research is needed in order to confirm these findings in elderly people with osteoarthritis.
Key words: Static and dynamic Balance | Walking Ability | Osteoarthritis | Exercise
주요어: 골관절염 | 운동 | 균형 | 보행능력