The Relationshipbetween Self-Efficacy for Exercise and Knee Pain among Older Adults with Knee Pain in Community- Dwelling of Bangkok Metropolis, Thailand
Keywords:Knee pain, Self-efficacy for exercise, Older adults
Objectives: Aimedto describe demographic characteristics, history of knee pain, history of exercise
and assess the relationship between self-efficacy for exercise and knee pain among older adults with
knee pain in community-dwelling of Bangkok, Thailand
Method: A cross-sectional study enrolled 220 participants with knee pain aged 50-65 yearsresponded
to a structured questionnaire, numeric pain rating scale (NPRS),and self-efficacy for exercise
questionnaires (SEE). Descriptive statistics and Pearson’s correlation coefficient were used to analyze
Results: Knee pain was found in females more than males (64.1%, 35.9%). Participants had moderate
pain with a low level of SEE and over 80% of them exercise less than 3 days per week include never
exercise. A significant inverse relationship was found between SEE and NPRS.
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