Ahsan*, Kumboyono**, Nandar Musawir
Dosen Keperawatan Fakultas Kedokteran Brawijaya
Alamat korespondensi :
Insomnia is more common in the elderly than in the young adult or adult. Approximately 40% of patients with insomnia were aged ≥ 60 years old. Nonpharmacologic treatment in overcoming sleep disorders according to experts include progressive muscle relaxation technique. Progressive muscle relaxation is a relaxation which is done by stretching the muscles and rest him back gradually and regularly. This study aims to determine the effect of progressive muscle relaxation technique on the fulfillment of the elderly sleep Insomnia. The study design used was experimental (preeksperimental design) to design one group pre-test and post-test design in the time series (Time Seris Design). The sample was elderly with the UPT-Insomnia in Elderly Social Services. The sample was selected using non-probability sampling technique sampling is by purposive sampling. The number of samples taken 18 elderly people. Data collection instrument in this study was a questionnaire. The results of this study showed a decrease in mean value scores Insomnia in the elderly, where the mean pretest was 31.78 while the mean post-test 1, 2 and 3 decreased to 20.17, 15.89 and 13.67. Based on the hypothesis test using repeated ANOVA test (parametric) with a confidence level of 95% obtained a significance value of 0.000 (p <0.05), so it can be interpreted that progressive muscle relaxation therapy significantly influence the decrease in score of Insomnia in the elderly Social Care Unit Age Pasuruan. Therefore, it is suggested to the agency to be able to use progressive muscle relaxation therapy in the elderly who experience insomnia (trouble sleeping).
Keywords: Progressive muscle relaxation, fulfillment sleeping, elderly Insomnia