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Volume 7 Issue 11
November-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2011053

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389-395

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EFFECTIVENESS OF BACK STRETCHING EXERCISE ON LOW BACK PAIN AMONG PERIMENOPAUSAL WOMEN

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2349-5162

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"EFFECTIVENESS OF BACK STRETCHING EXERCISE ON LOW BACK PAIN AMONG PERIMENOPAUSAL WOMEN", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 11, page no.389-395, November-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2011053.pdf

Abstract

A pre experimental study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of back stretching exercise on low back pain among perimenopausal women in a selected industrial factory at Pathanamthitta district.The objectives of the study were to assess the pre test and post test level of low back pain among perimenopausal women, to find out the effectiveness of back stretching exercise on low back pain among perimenopausal women and to find out the association between pre test level of low back pain and selected socio demographic variables. One group pretest-posttest only design was selected for the study and purposive sampling technique was used to select 40 perimenopausal women from selected industrial factory. The conceptual framework of the study was based on Ernestine Widenbach’s The Art of Living Theory (1969). Pre test was conducted on the first day using Modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Questionnaire and socio demographic proforma. Back stretching exercise was administered for a period of 28 days once daily for 20 minutes. The data were tabulated and analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics.The mean post test score 14.82 with SD 6.57 was significantly lower than the mean pre test score 25.6 with SD 8.9 with a mean difference of 10.78. Since the calculated ‘t’ value 14.17 which was greater than table value (2.70) with degrees of freedom 39 at 0.01 level of significance.The study also found that, there was a significant association between pre test level of low back pain with area of work and type of work (p<0.05). The study was concluded that back stretching exercise is effective in improving the low back pain among perimenopausal women.

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Effectiveness; back stretching exercise; low back pain; perimenopausal women; industrial factory.

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"EFFECTIVENESS OF BACK STRETCHING EXERCISE ON LOW BACK PAIN AMONG PERIMENOPAUSAL WOMEN", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 11, page no. pp389-395, November-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2011053.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2011053
Registration ID: 303118
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 11 | Year November-2020
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Page No: 389-395
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"EFFECTIVENESS OF BACK STRETCHING EXERCISE ON LOW BACK PAIN AMONG PERIMENOPAUSAL WOMEN", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 11, page no. pp389-395, November-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2011053.pdf




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