A study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Aerobic Exercise in Treating Dysmennorrhoea among Adolescent Girls, Haldwani, Uttarakhand

Authors

  • Neha joshi1 , Babita Bisht2 , Sonu Khanka2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i1.13836

Keywords:

Primary dysmennorrhoea, aerobic exercise, dysmennorrhoea, adolescent girls, knowledge, structured teaching programme, effectiveness,

Abstract

Dysmennorrhoea is a common problem in women of reproductive age, is a very serious problem that can
often directly effect the quality of life and cause periodic college absenteeism. Primary dysmennorrhoea or
painful menstruation without pelvic pathology is one of the most common complaints in women’s medicine
and Secondary dysmennorrhoea is pain that is caused by a disorder or any infection in the woman’s
reproductive organs. Aerobic exercise is commonly cited as a probable remedy for menstrual symptoms
with limited research available. The purpose of the study was to observe the effect of aerobic exercise on
primary dysmennorrhoea.
Material and Methodology:- A quantitative research approach with Pre-Experimental design with one
group pre-test and post-test was used. The study was conducted in Haldwani, Uttarakhand. The convenient
sampling techniques were used to select the study subjects. Date was collected from 40 adolescent girls by
using structured knowledge questionnaire.
Result:- The pre-test was taken by using structured knowledge questionnaire designed by researcher and
administered structured teaching programme on same day. After 7 days post test was taken. The data was
analyzed by using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation was used to describe the result. Inferential
statistics like paired t test, Chi square test. The overall mean pre-test knowledge score of adolescent girls
was 0.322± 24.27 and mean post-test knowledge score of adolescent girls was 0.634± 46.902 and the mean
difference was 0.312. The ‘t’ value was 12.177.Hence the scores predicted that the significant difference
between the mean pre-test and post-test at p<0.05 level. This revealed that the structured teaching programme
was effective in improving adolescent girl’s knowledge on effectiveness of aerobic exercise in treating
dysmennorrhoea.
Conclusion:-From this study the researcher found that the adolescent girls have gained knowledge regarding
aerobic exercise. The result of this study showed there is an improvement of knowledge regarding aerobic
exercise in treating dysmennorrhoea after given structured teaching programme.

Author Biography

Neha joshi1 , Babita Bisht2 , Sonu Khanka2

1Nursing Tutor. Graphic Era Hill University, 2Nursing Tutor Graphic Era Hill University

Published

2021-01-07

How to Cite

Neha joshi1 , Babita Bisht2 , Sonu Khanka2. (2021). A study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge Regarding Aerobic Exercise in Treating Dysmennorrhoea among Adolescent Girls, Haldwani, Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 12(1), 102-108. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i1.13836