Effectiveness of Massage and Exercise Therapy in Healing Chronic Hip, Knee and Ankle Injuries.

Ndayisenga, Japhet and Kushartanti, B. M. Wara (2020) Effectiveness of Massage and Exercise Therapy in Healing Chronic Hip, Knee and Ankle Injuries. S2 thesis, Pascasarjana UNY.

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Abstract

Chronic hip, knee, and ankle injuries are very common in the whole world. Musculoskeletal disorder hampers the development in several sectors including training and athletes’ performance. Social, industrial, economic, and education decline are often caused by poor muscular-articular problems. This research aims to reveal the effectiveness of massage and exercises therapy in: (1) the treatment of chronic hips, knee and ankle injuries; (2) improving and increasing the low limb strength and flexibility; (3) reducing the chronic pain of degenerative diseases; (4) improving the physical and mental wellbeing of human body; (5) increasing motor or sensory function; (6) increasing athlete’s performance. This research is quasi-experimental with the mixed method: quantitative and qualitative approaches. The sample of this study is 20 patients with chronic hips, knee and ankle injuries, established using the quota sampling technique. The data were collected using a questionnaire and through observation, and analysed using the descriptive statistics, independent sample t-test of SPSS, paired sample t-test of SPSS, and correlation among items using SPSS.23. The result shows that there is a significant difference between the result of the pre-test and that of the posttest of strength measurement (0.003<0.05) and there is a significant difference between the result of the pre-test and that of the posttest of all kinds of movement flexibilities with the P value smaller than 0.05. There is a strong correlation between massage and exercise therapy to the chronic knee, knee, and ankle with the r value smaller than 0.5 (r >0.5). In conclusion, massage and exercise therapy are found to be a vital part to improve human body health and it can be used by everybody. Keywords: effectiveness, exercise therapy, healing chronic, low limbs injuries, massage

Item Type: Thesis (S2)
Uncontrolled Keywords: effectiveness, exercise therapy, healing chronic, low limbs injuries, massage
Subjects: Olahraga
Pasca Sarjana
Divisions: Program Pascasarjana > Ilmu Keolahragaan
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Pascasarjana
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2020 07:35
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2020 07:35
URI: http://eprints.uny.ac.id/id/eprint/69506

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