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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2010;17(2): 231
단전호흡을 수련하는 성인과 노인의 양생정도와 삶의 질에 관한 연구
김경원1, 김애정2
1대구한의대학교 간호학과
2여주대학 간호과
Yangsaeng and Quality of Life (WHOQOL-BREF) in Adult and Elderly Koreans Practicing Dan Jeon Breathing (DJB)
Kyung-Won Kim1, Ae-Jung Kim2
1Department of Nursing, Daegu Hanny University
2Department of Nursing, Yeoju Institute of Technology
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between Yangsaeng and quality of life (WHOQOL-BREF) of Korean adults and older people practicing Dan Jeon Breathing.
Methods: The participants were 133 adults and elderly people practicing Dan Jeon Breathing. Data were collected by self-reported questionnaires, which were constructed to include Yangsaeng and quality of life (WHOQOL-BREF). Frequency, percentage, mean standard deviation, t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe test, Pearson correlation coefficient, and Cronbach ${alpha}$ value were used with the SPSS 14.0 win program to analyze the data using for finding.
Results: Significant differences in Yangsaeng were evident on the basis of age, gender, duration of DJB, regular practice of DJB, and other exercises. There were significant differences in quality of life in terms of existence of spouse and duration of DJB. Also, all subcategories in Yangsaeng were positively related to all domain of quality of life.
Conclusion: The results indicate that the quality of life of adult and elderly Koreans who practice DJB is more closely associated with Yangsaeng. Therefore, Dan Jeon Breathing can be utilized as a nursing intervention for Yangsaeng and quality of life of Koreans.
Key words: Health promotion | Quality of life | Adult | Aged | Breathing exercises
주요어: 양생 | 삶의 질 | 성인 | 노인 | 단전호흡
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