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Study on Attitude of the Elderly among College Students in Physical Therapy through social science convergence

사회과학적 융합을 통한 물리치료학과 학생들의 노인에 대한 태도 조사

  • Received : 2015.08.07
  • Accepted : 2015.10.20
  • Published : 2015.10.31

Abstract

Purpose is the purpose of this study is to develop medical services for the elderly and qualitatively enhance physical therapy for them by analyzing Korean students' attitudes of the elderly through social science convergence. Methods is a total of 1027 male/female undergraduate students majoring in physical therapy were selected to examine the attitudes of the elderly. T-test, One-way-ANOVA and Scheff test were used. Result is positive attitudes toward the elderly was 46.0%. 51.48% in the population over 30, and 47.52% in the male group was more positive. In addition, when the elderly with no experience in the relevant lecture course (t = -2.035, p = 0.0042) in elderly and when the living experience more positive attitudes (t = 2.951, p = 0.003). Conclusion is education of students in the process of aging of the elderly in a positive standpoint, lectures and hands-on so that you can see the need to change direction.

Keywords

Elderly;Physical therapy;Attitude;Age;Student

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