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Critical, Medical & Surgical Nursing Journal

ISSN 2355-1992

Vol. 2 / No. 2 / Published : 2014-04

Order : 9, and page :164 - 174

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Original Article :

Ling tien kung technique therapy to reduce cholesterol levels for hypercholesterolemia’s patients

Author :

  1. Choiruddin Bisri*1
  2. Ika Yuni Widyawati*2
  3. Laily Hidayati*3
  1. Mahasiswa Fakultas Keperawatan
  2. Dosen Fakultas Keperawatan
  3. Dosen Fakultas Keperawatan

Abstract :

Introduction: Hypercholesterolemia is a condition which cholesterol’s levels is higher than 200 mg/dl. Non Pharmacological hypercholesterol intervention can be performed by managing nutrition intake and having physical exsercises. Ling Tien Kung  is one of possible physical exsercises that can help reducing cholesterol’s levels. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect Ling Tien Kung exercise onto cholesterol levels. Method: A quasy experimental method was used in this study. The independent variable was Ling Tien Kung technique. The dependent variable was the blood cholesterol level. Population was hypercholesterolemia’s patients in Puskesmas Jabon. The number of samples was 16 respondents. Sampling technique was using Simple Random Sampling who met the inclusion criteria. All of research results was obtained by observation and questionnaire, then it analyzed by paired t test and independent t test with significance level p=≤0.05. Result and Analysis: Results obtained significant reduction in cholesterol levels  to the interventioned group (p=0.000), there was no significant difference in cholesterol levels in the control group (p=0.338). Results obtained independent t test (p=0.000) there were significant differences between the post-test cholesterol intervention group and the control group. Discussion: Decreased levels of blood cholesterol in patients with hypercholesterolemia due to stretching of the anus and tiptoe Ling Tien Kung exercises that stimulate the enzyme lipoprotein lipase resulting in the mobilization of triglycerides. Ling Tien Kung exercises can be recommended as a complementer therapy in regulating blood cholesterol levels in hypercholesterolemia’s patients. The next researcher, was recomended to check cholesterol level regulary for more significant result after Ling Tien Kung exercises

Keyword :

Ling Tien Kung technique, cholesterol level, Hypercholesterolemia,

References :

  1. PERKENI, (2005). Petunjuk Praktis Penuntun Pelaksaan Dislipidemia. Jakarta : PERKENI
  2. Wiarto, (2013). Fisiologi dan Olahraga. Yogyakarta : Graha Ilmu

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