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Role and Competencies for Health Education Specialist in Physical Activity Programs (신체활동사업에서의 보건교육사의 역할과 능력 개발)

  • Kim, Young-Bok
    • Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion
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    • v.29 no.5
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    • pp.49-59
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    • 2012
  • Objectives: Physical activity provides economic benefits and contributes in improving health and quality of life. Opportunities for physical activity continue to decrease with the increasing prevalence of sedentary lifestyles. In various settings, there have been many efforts to enhance physical activity to prevent chronic disease for people of all ages. This study was performed to define competencies of physical activity specialists in health promotion and compare with those of health education specialists. Methods: The study employed official data and manuals of health promotion programs that have been published and uploaded on public websites. Results: Competencies for physical activity in health promotion included needs assessment, analysis of data and scientific information, planning and evaluation, developing strategies and materials, management, building healthy environment, research. To compare with the competency of health education specialists, competencies of physical activity were almost similar to that except the developing individual-based physical activity program in exercise science. Conclusions: Physical activity programs for health promotion should be planned and implemented throughout various health topics and in coordination with multiple sectors. To increase efficiency of the utilization of human resources in health promotion, health education specialists needs to participate in physical activity programs and would require empowerment in exercise science.

The Effects of Joint Mobilization with Combined Exercise Therapy of Sling on Post-traumatic Adhesive Capsulitis Patient: A Case Report (외상 후 유착성 견관절낭염 환자에서 관절가동술을 병행한 슬링 운동치료의 효과 : 단일사례연구)

  • Kwon, Won-An;Kim, Youn-Joung;Kwon, Hye-Mi;Kim, En-Ji;Park, Woo-Kyung;Shin, Hye-Won;Oh, Joung-Ik;Woo, Joung-Hee;Lee, Da-Hye;Lee, En-young;Jung, En-Ju;Jung, Jae-Young;Jung, Hyun-Kyung;Choi, Bo-Young;Heo, Eun-Young;Lee, Jae-Hong
    • PNF and Movement
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    • v.10 no.2
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    • pp.9-16
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    • 2012
  • 본 연구는 43세 남성 환자의 관절가동술과 슬링을 이용한 유착성 관절낭염 환자의 치료사례를 조사하여 그 과정과 결과를 알아보고자 하였다. 어깨통증장애지수(shoulder pain and disability index) 측정과 어깨관절의 굽힘(flexion), 벌림(abduction), 바깥돌림(external rotation), 안쪽돌림(internal rotation)에 대한 관절가동범위를 측정하여 비교하였으며 견관절 주위에 비스테로이드 소염진통 주사 1회, 약물치료를 병행하며 주 3회 8주간 보존적인 물리치료인 온습포(hot pack)와 간섭파(ICT), 관절가동술, 그리고 슬링을 이용한 운동치료를 실시하였다. 결과는 관절가동술과 슬링운동치료의 적용이 유착성 관절낭염 환자의 통증을 줄이고 관절가동범위를 증진시키는데 효과가 있는 것으로 판단된다.

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An Investigation on the Physical Therapists' Cognizance of Orthopedic Manual Therapy in Public Health Centers (정형물리치료에 대한 전국 보건소 물리치료사들의 인식 조사)

  • Park, Hung-Ki;Ju, Mu-Yeol;Shin, Sang-Cheol
    • The Journal of Korean Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy
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    • v.8 no.1
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    • pp.15-24
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    • 2002
  • This article was researched that the question for cognition, requirement, plan of activation of the orthopaedic physical therapist in physical therapy room of public health center. We analysed with SPSS/10.0 stastistics programs returned 123 questionnaire. These results were followed. 1. Ratio of physical therapist in the physical therapy room of public health center was that mail were 47.2% and female were 52.8%. 2. The physical therapy room of public health center was made an introduction in 1980 and has since been opened. in 100 places. 3. 100 physical therapist (81.3%) were aware the impotance of orthopaedic physical therapy. 4. The members of orthopaedic physical therapy academy were 17 people(13.8%) including an associate member. 5. The physical therapist takened a course of orthopaedic education was 37 people (30.1%). 6. The physical therapist wanted that to take part in orthopaedic education were 60 people(48.8%). 7. The physical therapist were required the orthopaedic physical therapist in physical therapy room of public health center were 87 people(70.7%).

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The Effects of Integrative Intervention Approach on a Patient with Lumbar HNP : A Case Report (요추 추간판탈출증 환자에 대한 통합적 중재접근의 효과: 단일사례연구)

  • Lee, Jae-Hong;Son, Jong-Chan;Koo, Seong-Rin;Lee, Seok-Hun;Lee, Dong-Hun;Shin, Yong-Wung;Choi, Ja-Eun;Han, Jae-Kyoung;Kim, Dong-Han;Kim, Jeong-Min;Kim, Min-Chul;Jan, Jin-A;Hwang, Sung-Hyun;Kwon, Won-An
    • PNF and Movement
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    • v.10 no.2
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    • pp.33-39
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    • 2012
  • Purpose : The purpose of this case report was to examine the effects of intergrative intervention approach on a patient with lumbar herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP). Methods : The subject was a 53 years old woman with lumbar HNP. The subject received conventional physical therapy combined with exercise therapy and manual therapy. Pain on visual analog scale (VAS), finger to floor (FTF), lumbar lateral flexion, L5 motor, and straight Leg-Raising (SLR) were evaluated at baseline and after 4 weeks. Results : The change of VAS, FTF, left lateral flexion, and right lateral flexion were decreased (9 vs. 5, 41 vs, 25, 56 vs. 42, 54 vs. 41, respectively) and the change of L5 motor and SLR were increased (Fair vs. Fair+, 60 vs. 75, respectively). Conclusion : Our findings suggest that Integrative intervention may be considered in patient with lumbar HNP.

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Improving Physical Therapy Services of Health Centers in Korea (전국 보건소 물리치료실 운영 실태와 활성화 방안)

  • Chang, Eun-Ju
    • Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Science
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    • v.3 no.2
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    • pp.1021-1036
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    • 1996
  • The purpose of this study are ( i ) to examine operating situation of physical therapy department and job satisfaction of physical therapists in health centers, (ii) to analyze utilization patterns and patient satisfaction of physical therapy services among health center visitors, and finally, (iii) to suggest policy implications in facilitating improvement on physical therapy services of health centers. The materials are collected from 105 physical therapists among nationwide health centers and 203 patients of 5 health centers in Pusan, Korea. The survey is conducted from February 13 to March 30, 1996 with a structured self - administered questionnaire. Major results of the study are as follows. First, the result of regression analysis between job satisfaction and affecting factors identify following variables as the significant determinants; self-development(+), job itself(+), and co-worker support (+). Second, the current operating situation of physical therapy department shows such problem as; i )shortage and unstable job security of physical therapists, ii )absence of rehabilitation specialist, iii )lack of understanding on physical therapy of co-workers, iv)shortage of physical therapy equipment and facility, v)burdensome task of physical therapists, and vi) inappropriate purchase process of equipment. Third, patient satisfaction for physical therapy services are revealed relatively high. And the result of regression analysis between patient satisfaction and affecting factors identify following variables as the significant determinants; credibility of physical therapist(+), satisfaction for waiting time(+), cleanliness(+). Fourth, the patients appeal about physical therapy services such problem as; i) shortage of physical therapists, physical therapy equipment, and facility, ii) inconvenient administrative procedure for utilization physical therapy services. Fifth and last, recommendations for the improvement of physical therapy services of health centers are as follows; i )recruiting more physical therapists, ii )regular employment of physical therapists instead of daily use employment, iii )re-arrangement of facility for patient's convenience, iv )establishing reasonable purchasing system of equipment for physical therapy, v) reforming administrative procedure for patient focused care.

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Relationships between Physical Activity, Health Status, and Quality of Life of University Students (대학생의 신체활동량, 건강상태 및 삶의 질과의 관계)

  • Park, Jee Yeon;Kim, Na Hyun
    • Journal of Korean Public Health Nursing
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    • v.27 no.1
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    • pp.153-165
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    • 2013
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the relationships between physical activity, health status, and quality of life (QOL) of University students. Methods: The research design was based on a descriptive research design model. This study sample consisted of 183 K University students in D city. Data was collected from December 2012 to January 2013 and analyzed with descriptive statistics (frequency, percentage, analysis of variance (ANOVA), t-test, and Pearson's correlation analysis) using SPSS 19.0. Subjects completed questionnaires on their demographics, physical activity, health status, and QOL. Results: The overall physical activity of participants was $2529.40{\pm}5057.896$ min/week on average. The average health status was $28.66{\pm}6.3$ and the average physical health and mental health were $16.45{\pm}3.955$ and $12.31{\pm}3.446$, respectively. The overall degree of QOL was $3.429{\pm}0.379$. A positive relationship existed between moderate and vigorous activity and health status. In addition, QOL positively correlated with physical health (under health status). However, physical activity was not related with both mental health (under health status) and QOL. Conclusion: Based on the results of this study, health educational programs are needed to promote sufficient physical activity in university students.

A Study on the Relationship between Self-concept and Mental Health of Physical Therapy Students (물리치료과 학생의 자아개념과 정신건강에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Kyung-Hee;Kim, Gi-Won
    • The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy
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    • v.20 no.4
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    • pp.43-50
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    • 2008
  • Purpose: To investigate the relationship between self-concept and mental health of physical therapy students. Methods: We recruited 179 currently enrolled college freshman, sophomores, and juniors studying physical therapy. The instruments used for this study were Rosenberg's Self-esteem Scale, Choi Chung Hoon's Perceeptual Orientation Scale, and the Mental Health Test modified by Lee. Results: The mean self-concept score was 3.97, a positive self concept, and the mean mental health score was 1.04. The mean dimension score for mental health ranged from: r=0.79$\sim$r=1.29. The relationship between self-concept and the mental health showed a negative correlation (r=-0.693, p<0.01). Conclusion: Modifications to the current program may improve self-concept and the mental health of physical therapy students.

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The structural relationship among the participation motive, physical health, emotional health, and life satisfaction of the sports welfare service participants: Focusing on "National Physical Fitness 100" (체육복지서비스 참여자의 참가동기와 신체적 건강, 정서적 건강 및 삶의 만족도의 구조적 관계: "국민체력 100"을 중심으로)

  • Kang, Sang-Won;Park, Jong-Jin
    • Journal of the Korea Convergence Society
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    • v.10 no.11
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    • pp.401-410
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    • 2019
  • The purpose of this research is to clarify the relationship between participation motivation of physical education and welfare service participants and physical health, emotional health and satisfaction of living in an integrated structure. The following results were obtained from the actual analysis by voting for general adult males and females participating in the National Physical Fitness 100 program. It was found that the external motivation had a positive effect on physical health and emotional health, internal motivation had a positive effect on physical health and satisfaction of life. It was found that physical health had a positive effect on emotional health and satisfaction of life and emotional health had a positive effect on the satisfaction of life. Therefore, participants participating in welfare services are expected to maintain their physical fitness and health through of National Physical Fitness 100 program physical strength and to improve the satisfaction of life and emotional health.

Physical, Mental and Social Health of Korean Rural Elderly with a Focus on Gender and Age-group Differences (농촌노인의 성과 연령에 따른 신체적.정신적.사회적 건강의 상호관계)

  • Lee Jeong-Hwa
    • The Korean Journal of Community Living Science
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    • v.17 no.2
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    • pp.15-30
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    • 2006
  • The purpose of this study is to examine how the rural elderly assess the multi-dimensions of health. This includes the physical, mental and social dimensions of health, correlations among them, and whether there are gender differences and age-group (60's, 70's, 80 and over) differences. For this purpose, survey data was gathered from 881 rural elderly who live in a village. The statistical methods used for data analysis were descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA and correlations. The major findings of this study are as follows: Physical health was measured by self-rated health, ADL, IADL, and farmer symptoms. The respondents classified as 80 and over and female perceived their physical health more negatively. Mental health was perceived somewhat positively in general but female participants perceived their mental health more negatively than males. Social health of the rural elderly was relatively positive in comparison to the other dimensions of health. The rural elderly engaged in many social activities, and the majority of them had many social support networks composed of more than 12 persons. Relationships among the physical, mental and social health dimensions were different. The correlation of physical and mental health and the correlation of social and psychological health were statistically significant. However, the correlation of physical and social health had no significant meanings.

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The Comparison between Physical Activity and Health Related Factors of the Korean Male Adult (한국 성인 남성의 신체활동과 건강관련 요인 비교)

  • Kim, Jisu;Lee, Gyeongnam
    • Journal of Korean Biological Nursing Science
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    • v.14 no.3
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    • pp.166-173
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    • 2012
  • Purpose: This study was designed to find differences between physical activity and health-related factors of Korean male adults. Methods: Using the 2010 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES V-1), the data of 1,876 Korean males over 30 years old who completed the Health Interview, Health Behavior Surveys and International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) were analyzed. Analysis of differences in physical activity according to socio-demographic factors, physical health-related factors and psychological health-related factors was tested using the F-test and chi-square test with SPSS 12.0. Results: The high physical activity group was merely 2.5% and the moderate group was 51.4%. In each group, the study showed significant differences in age (p=.017), education status (p=.019), and economic status (p=.032) of socio-demographic factors, in body mass index (p=.003), vitamin D (p=.020) and hypertension status (p=.007) of physical health-related factors, and in recognition of stress (p=.027) of psychological health-related factors. Conclusion: These results revealed that physical activity can play an important role in nursing intervention of physical and psychological health-related factors in male adults.