Association between Inactive-Gymnastics and ActiveGymnastics Elderly towards Cognitive Functions Measured by The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE)

Authors

  • Muhammad Hamdan1, Raini Wisnujono1 , Yudha Haryono1 , Abdulloh Machin1 , Ichwanuddin1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1441

Keywords:

Cognitive Function, Elderly, Gymnastics Elderly

Abstract

Background : The decline of cognitive function is a problem that often experienced by the elderly.

Objectives : to determine the role of elderly gymnastics towards cognitive function.

Methods : A total of 50 elderly patients that fulfilled the inclusion and exclusion criteria in Kedurus village,

Surabaya, from September to October 2013 were conducted. The cognitive function was examined using

The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and the results were allocated to two groups: the case group

with the MMSE score less than 26/30 while MMSE control group from 27/30.

Results : During the study, 50 subjects were enrolled (25 case groups and 25 control groups). It was obtained

in case group that did inactive-gymnastics was 15 (60%) and active-gymnastics was 10 (40%), with P =

0.047 and OR 3.188 (CI 0.99-10.17)

Conclusion : There was no significant correlation between inactive-gymnastics elderly and active

gymnastics towards cognitive function.

Author Biography

Muhammad Hamdan1, Raini Wisnujono1 , Yudha Haryono1 , Abdulloh Machin1 , Ichwanuddin1

1Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga, Dr. Soetomo General Hospital,

Surabaya, 60285 Indonesia

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Muhammad Hamdan1, Raini Wisnujono1 , Yudha Haryono1 , Abdulloh Machin1 , Ichwanuddin1. (2020). Association between Inactive-Gymnastics and ActiveGymnastics Elderly towards Cognitive Functions Measured by The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE). Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 470-475. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1441