Evaluate the Effectiveness of Calisthenics on self-esteem among Elderly Residing in Selected Old Age Homes of Haryana, India

Authors

  • Nilu Moirangthem1 , Srinivasan.P2 , Dhanesh Garg3 , Jyoti Sarin4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10407

Keywords:

Self-esteem, Calisthenics, Elderly.

Abstract

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Calisthenics on self-esteem among elderly.

Quantitative research approach, quasi experimental nonequivalent control group pretest posttest design was

used to collect the data from 70 elderlies (35 in experimental group and 35 in comparison group) by using

convenience sampling technique. The tools used were Sample characteristics performa and Rosenberg’s Self

Esteem Scale. For both the groups pre-test, post-test-1and2 were taken on day 1st, 30th and 45th respectively.

Calisthenics was given to experimental group thrice a week for four weeks. A significant difference was

found in terms of self-esteem between the experimental and comparison group after intervention (t= 17.47

and p=0.001) at 0.05 level of significance. Hence, Calisthenics was found effective in increasing self-esteem

among elderly.

Author Biography

Nilu Moirangthem1 , Srinivasan.P2 , Dhanesh Garg3 , Jyoti Sarin4

1M.Sc Nursing, Department of Mental health nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Nursing, Maharishi
Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana-133207. Haryana. India, 2
Former Professor, HOD of
Department of mental health nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar
(Deemed to be University), Mullana-133207. Haryana. India. (Present- Nursing Tutor, College of Nursing,
AIIMS, Patna), 3Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, 4Ph.D, Dean. Faculty of Nursing, Maharishi
Markandeshwar College of Nursing, Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University), Mullana, Haryana.

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Nilu Moirangthem1 , Srinivasan.P2 , Dhanesh Garg3 , Jyoti Sarin4. (2020). Evaluate the Effectiveness of Calisthenics on self-esteem among Elderly Residing in Selected Old Age Homes of Haryana, India. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 480-486. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10407