The Relationshipbetween Self-Efficacy for Exercise and Knee Pain among Older Adults with Knee Pain in Community- Dwelling of Bangkok Metropolis, Thailand

Authors

  • Pattaraporn Piwong
  • Tiwaporn Junkhaw
  • Ratana Somrongthong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v22i1.3186

Keywords:

Knee pain, Self-efficacy for exercise, Older adults

Abstract

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
data.
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.

Author Biographies

Pattaraporn Piwong

Ph.D Student, College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok ,Thailand

Tiwaporn Junkhaw

Lecturer,Phetchabun Provincial Public Health Office, Thailand

Ratana Somrongthong

Associate Professor of Public Health,College of Public
Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

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Published

2021-11-08

How to Cite

Pattaraporn Piwong, Tiwaporn Junkhaw, & Ratana Somrongthong. (2021). The Relationshipbetween Self-Efficacy for Exercise and Knee Pain among Older Adults with Knee Pain in Community- Dwelling of Bangkok Metropolis, Thailand. Medico Legal Update, 22(1), 87–95. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v22i1.3186