Paper Information

Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF NURSING RESEARCH   FALL 2014 , Volume 9 , Number 3 (34); Page(s) 1 To 9.
 
Paper: 

EFFECT OF HATHAYOGA EXERCISE ON SLEEP QUALITY OF HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS

 
 
Author(s):  BABAHAJI M.*, TAYEBI A., EBADI A., ASKARI SH., EBRAHIMI S.M., SHARAFI S.F.
 
* MEDICAL-SURGICAL DEPARTMENT, ABHAR HEALTH AND TREATMENT CENTER, ZANJAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: Sleep disorder is associated with several physical, behavioral and psychological problems. There are some evidences on disturbance of sleep quality in hemodialysis patients. For this, the present study was to evaluate the effect of applying Hathayoga exercise on sleep quality of hemodialysis patients.
Method: The present study had two groups that 31 patients from shahid Labbafinejad in Tehran hospital were selected for the control group and 31 hemodialysis patients from the baqiatallah hospital for the intervention group and HathaYoga exercises after initial training by yoga instructor, in the group test was done for one hour twice a week and two months. Data gathering was done by Pittsburg sleep quality questionnaire, and demographic information that was before the intervention and two months after it was measured. Then data analysies with descriptive statistics, Chi-square test, independent test and paired t-test was used.
Results: According to that in Pittsburg questionnaire the less score shows the better situation, the mean score of sleep quality before the intervention (12.3
±2.8) was significantly (P<0.001) more than that before the intervention (6.2±2.3). While these differences in control group were not significant.
Conclusion: Performing the Hathayoga exercise has positive effect on sleep quality of hemodialysis patients. Training patients in using this Hathayoga exercise can affect the improvement of sleep quality of hemodialysis patients.

 
Keyword(s): HATHAYOGA, SLEEP QUALITY, HEMODIALYSIS
 
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