Senam Tai Chi dalam Menurunkan Kecemasan Lansia

Khamida, Khamida, Muhith, Abdul, Diharja, Rohamadi Yuda and Prabowati, Ririn (2018) Senam Tai Chi dalam Menurunkan Kecemasan Lansia. Journal of Ners and Midwifery, 5 (3). pp. 218-223. ISSN 2548-3811

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Aging is something that can cause health problems, both physical and mental health for the elderly. Anxiety is one of mental health experienced in the elderly. If it continues to ignored, it will have an impact to the memories or nightmares experienced by the elderly will recur, therefore the quality of the elderly's sleep will diminish. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of Tai Chi Gymnastics on Elderly Anxiety.The study design used the One Group Pre-Post Test Design, the sample was elderly at the Posyandu Perintis Ngagel Rejo Surabaya.32 subject taken by Simple Random Sampling technique. The Independent Variable is Tai Chi Gymnastics, the dependent variable is Anxiety. Anxiety instruments were measured using the HRS-A questionnaire. Data were analyzed by the Wilcoxon test with significance ? = 0.05. The results of the study before being given Tai Chi Gymnastics were mostly (59.4%) respondents had mild anxiety. After being given Tai Chi Gymnastics most (59.4%) respondents were not experiencing anxiety (normal). Analysis of the Wilcoxon Sign Rank Test obtained p = 0,000 <? = 0.05, meaning that there is an effect of Tai Chi Gymnastics on decreasing anxiety. Conclusions from this study that Tai Chi exercise can reduce anxiety in the elderly. It is expected that nurses can provide Tai Chi gymnastics as a nurse's independent nursing intervention in the management of decreased anxiety. Keywords: Anxiety, Elderly, Tai Chi Gymnastics.

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