EFFECTS OF PROBODY MASSAGE ON PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS, BODY ALIGNMENT IN THE MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN WITH MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES

Nam-Young Son, Joong-Sook Lee, Jeong-Ok Yang, Bom-Jin Lee

Abstract


The purpose of this study was to investigate the degree of improvement of physical characteristics, body alignment of the exercise group after Probody Massage Program of 8 weeks with 30 musculoskeletal diseases in middle-aged Women in B Metropolitan city. The subjects of this study were 30 musculoskeletal diseases in middle-aged in B Metropolitan city for 8 weeks twice a week, was carried out the Probody Massage Program of 60 minutes. Physiological characteristics are height, weight, BMI, an index of inflammation, body alignment was measured pretest, after 8 weeks. As the Probody Massage Program was showed a positive change in physical characteristics, body alignment with musculoskeletal diseases in middle-aged Women. Consequently it was suggested that Probody Massage with improvement and prevention for posture's unbalance of musculoskeletal diseases in middle-aged Women. This program could be utilized for improvement of youth postures and physical characteristics, body alignment of musculoskeletal diseases in middle-aged Women.

Keywords


Probody Massage; musculoskeletal diseases; middle-aged women; physical characteristics; body alignment

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ISSN 1999-4168