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Journal of Public Health Research and Comunity Health Development

ISSN 2597-7571

Vol. 2 / No. 1 / Published : 2018-10

TOC : 6, and page :55 - 61

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Original Article :

Effect of tai chi gymnastics on the flexibility and strength of limb muscles among elderly at hkbp church in west bandung

Author :

  1. Gurdani Yogisutanti*1
  2. Tri Ardayani*2
  3. Desi Sari Ulima Simangunsong*3
  1. Dosen Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Immanuel Bandung
  2. Dosen Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Immanuel Bandung
  3. Dosen Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Immanuel Bandung

Abstract :

Tai Chi Gymnastics is one of physical activity that can be used to treat muskuloskeletal disorder.This research aimed to know the influence of Tai Chi Gymnastic on flexibility and muscle strength for elderly. The study method is usingcontrol group with pretest-posttest non-equivalent control group design, using purposive sampling with the number of respondents intervention and control groups of 34 people. Data were collected with observation sheet. The study instrument is manual muscle test and goniometer sheets. The resultsshowed improvement in flexibility. Before intervention, 58.8% has poor flexibility, and after intervention 91,2% has good flexibility. Also  that flexibility before intervention, the majority of respondents (58.8%) has poor flexibility, and after intervention almost all respondents (91.2%) has good flexibility. For muscle strength, before interventon the majority of respondents (73.5%) has low muscle strength, and after intervention, mostly respondents (55.9%) has high muscle strength. The results obtained p value of 0.000 ≤ α (0,05 )that means there are significant Tai Chi exercises for flexibility and extremity muscle strength in elderly in West Bandung. Flexibility and muscle strength between the treatment group and control group are different, with p value of 0.000 ≤ α (0,05).It showed that the more often doing Tai Chigymnastics, the better muscle strength and flexibility in the elderly.

Keyword :

Elderly, Tai Chi, Flexibility, Muscle Strength,


References :

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