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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 6, Issue 9, Part D (2020)

Effect of yoga program on stress incontinence and quality of life in middle age obese women at the end of 6 weeks

Author(s)
Chaitali Bhoir, Kiran Jeswani and Sucheta Golhar
Abstract
Aim: The study focus on the effect of yoga program and quality of life in middle age obese women at the end of 6 weeks. In this study effort has been made to highlight the more effective treatment for stress incontinence and quality of life. Urinary incontinence is defined as the complaint of any involuntary leakage of urine. Stress incontinence is involuntary leakage of urine without detrusor contraction and the intravesical pressure exceeds urethral pressure. Excess fat accumulation in abdominal area is more likely to increase pressure on pelvic floor which leads to incontinence.
Methodology: 40 subjects were selected for the purpose of study from Pune. Data was collected and evaluated through Modified oxford scale, stop test and IIQ-7 (Incontinence impact questionnaire).
Procedure: Stress incontinence was evaluated in 40 middle age obese women. Subjects were divided into 2 groups by simple random sampling. Group A being yoga program and group B was conventional exercises for 3 days a week for 6 weeks. Statistical tool: Wilcoxon rank sum test was used for pre and post data analysis of same group and Mann Whitney U test was used for intergroup analysis.
Conclusion: The findings of the study concluded that Yoga program and Kegel’s exercises (Control group) are both effective in treating stress incontinence and improving quality of life in middle age obese women. Yoga program showed better improvement in stress incontinence and Quality of life in middle age obese women.
Pages: 247-252  |  252 Views  3 Downloads
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How to cite this article:
Chaitali Bhoir, Kiran Jeswani, Sucheta Golhar. Effect of yoga program on stress incontinence and quality of life in middle age obese women at the end of 6 weeks. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(9):247-252.
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