Studying the effect of a period of aerobic exercises on Insomnia of middle-aged women

پنجمين سمينار بين المللي سلامت زنان

29 الي 30 اردیبهشت 1395، شيراز - ايران

Presentation Type: Speech
Abstract:

Background: The present study was carried out to determine the effect aerobic activity on Insomnia. The design of the study was quasi‐ experimental with a pretest‐ posttest.
Methods: The participants of this study were those middle‐aged females who were introduced to psychiatry  clinics in 2014, among which twenty of them were selected by Convient sampling and  randomly and classied into an experimental and control group. The participant  received aerobic activities with 65% to 70% intensity for 6 months. The ISI Insomnia Index for assessing insomnia accompanying with psychiatry examing  SE‐ 36 life quality questionnaire and  Polar Rating Scope were used to control heart beat intensity in activities. The data were analyzed by Covariance Analysis.
Results: The result of the study  manifested  that 18% of the  variations in Insomnia scors were because of aerobic activities . The result also showed by controlling life quality , aerobic activities are effective  in curing insomnia in middle – aged females. To be more precise , it can be stated that by mediating life quality variable , 11 percent of variations in insomnia scores was because of aerobic activities
Conclusion: generalyresultIndicate theaerobic activities are effective in curing Insomnia in middle – aged females.