Influence Of Elderly Gymnastics On Fitness Level In Work Area Of Puskesmas Rami Kelurahan Source Jaya Siantar Martoba Pematangsiantar City 2017
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- Elderly, Elderly Gymnastic, Level of Fitness
An increased proportion of elderly people needs to get attention because the elderly group is a high-risk group who experience various health problems, especially degenerative diseases. When entering elderly, the functions can no longer function properly, then the elderly need a lot of help in living activities of life, by doing sports such as advanced gymnastics can prevent or slow functional loss. The study aims to determine the influence of elderly gymnastics on the level of fitness in the work area of Rami village health sub-district of Siantar Martoba Pematangsiantar in 2017. The research is queasy experiments using one group pretest-postest design. Sampling method uses Non Randong Sampling with Purposive Sampling technique. The number samples for this study are 70 people. The data were analyzed by using Wilcoxon Rank Test statistic test with 95% confidence value and the significant value = 0,05. The result showed that the average difference of walking for 6 minutes after and before have elderly gymnastics is 16,69 meters, with bivariate analysis, found the influence of elderly gymnastics toward fitness level in the work area of Public Health Center of Rami the village of Sumber Jaya sub-district of Siantar Martoba Pematangsiantar in 2017 with p-value = was 0,000< = 0,005 (5%). The elderly should be able to take advantage of elderly gymnastics as one means of fitness and health care workers in order to participate to keep performing elderly gymnastics so that the elderly can keep maintaining fitness.
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TY - CONF AU - Namora Lumongga Lubis AU - Kindi Meiastrina PY - 2017/12 DA - 2017/12 TI - Influence Of Elderly Gymnastics On Fitness Level In Work Area Of Puskesmas Rami Kelurahan Source Jaya Siantar Martoba Pematangsiantar City 2017 BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social and Political Development (ICOSOP 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 49 EP - 53 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.9 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icosop-17.2018.9 ID - LumonggaLubis2017/12 ER -