Investigation the effect of exercise with Music on quality of life in elderly men supported by Social Securityretirement center in Zanjan
Seyedeh Susan Raoufi Kelachayeh1 (Corresponding author), Vida Sadeghzadeh1, Ali Shahnavaz2
1. Lecturer and Faculty member, Department of Medical -Surgical Nursing, College of Basic & Medical Sciences, Zanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan, Iran.
2. Lecturer and Faculty member, Department of Statistics & Mathematics, College of Basic & Medical Sciences, Zanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan, Iran.
Abstract: Introduction: population structure in developed countries, indicating a significant increase in the elderly people in these countries, but even though Iran is as like as the industrialized countries in this issue, Iran is not still faced with the problem of population aging, however the planning and support of the elderlyand their importance to the quality of life, of issues that can play an important role in their health plans. This study examined the effects of exercise on quality of life in elderly men with music in Zanjan. Materials andMethods: This study was a quasi-experimental study which the samples were obtained for elderly men (age>55 yr) that were member of the Social Security retirement center in Zanjan. The samples were 105 subjects (35 people in intervention group 1, 35 people in intervention group 2, and 35 people in control group 2). After completing the demographic questionnaire, they were given life in Nottingham. After the above steps to gettested first group exercise program that includes exercise variable was 8 weeks, by a trained nurse, the eveningwas a 30-minute exercise program designed to run every other day. Exercise program with gentle music playingin the second group of experiments examined. After exercise, the subjects re-average quality of life in the intervention group and control group 1 and 2 using the Nottingham questionnaire and were assessed usingSPSS 18 software. To determine the scientific validity of the questionnaire, test and re-test correlations and the validity of the questionnaire was done. Findings: quality of life score before implementing an exercise programin the experimental group (1), 46.77 and 185.58 after the exercise program was employed. The results werestatistically significant at the 95 percent confidence level (( and quality of life score before implementing an exercise program with music in the experimental group (2), 39.23 and 306.66 respectively after the application ofexercise with music. The results were statistically significant at the 95 percent confidence level (p=0.001). The difference in quality of life between groups, sports groups and music groups along with exercise was significant at 95% confidence (p=0.001). Conclusion: The findings of the study it can be concluded that the use of a regular exercise program, live music with gentle, age-appropriate and accepted by the elderly age group, they can be used in various aspects of quality of life in this age group increased.
[Seyedeh Sousan Raoufi Kelachayeh, Vida Sadeghzadeh, Ali Shahnavaz. Investigation the effect of exercisewith Music on quality of life in elderly men supported by Social Security retirement center in Zanjan. Life Sci J 2013;10(1):1545-1549] (ISSN: 1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 7
Keywords: Aging, exercise, music, quality of life