Effects of the Health Management Importance Awareness on Occupational Performance and Basic Fitness among Intellectually Disabled Participated the Muscle Strengthening Exercise
Received Date: Aug 11, 2017 / Accepted Date: Nov 09, 2017 / Published Date: Nov 14, 2017
Purpose: This study also highlighted the importance awareness and provided the foundational data required to develop the effective muscle strengthening exercise program targeting this population.
Methods/Analysis: 10 intellectually disabled participated in muscle strengthening exercise. To assess health management importance awareness, the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure was used to identify and prioritize problems restricting or impacting their occupational performance. They were divided into two groups according to the assessed priority: extreme and neutral importance in order to analyze the changes of occupational performance and basic fitness. SPSS ver. 18.0 was used to analyze for descriptive statistics, followed by Wilcoxon signed-rank and Mann-Whitney U tests.
Findings: The results of the present study demonstrate the efficacy of the muscle strengthening exercise targeting the people with intellectually disabled and importance awareness levels contribute to the change of the occupational performance and basic fitness. Also, according to the finding, we demonstrated that the health management importance awareness may great importance influence on activity participation and performance. Thus, through continuous application of this exercise program with the emphasis on health management importance awareness, this this will help to maintain a healthy lifestyle and contribute to improved quality of life
Keywords: Basic fitness; Health management importance awareness; Intellectual disability; Occupational performance; Residential care facility
Citation: Son S, Jeon B (2017) Effects of the Health Management Importance Awareness on Occupational Performance and Basic Fitness among Intellectually Disabled Participated the Muscle Strengthening Exercise. J Card Pulm Rehabil 1: 116.
Copyright: © 2017 Son S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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