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Ansari Jaberi A, . Mohammadi E, Fathi Ashtiani A. Study of the effect of a designed physical exercise program on elderly's self-esteem. IJPCP. 1997; 3 (1 and 2) :75-79
URL: http://ijpcp.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1689-en.html
1- Psychiatric Nurse Rafsanjan University of Medical science, Rafsanjan, Iran, I.R
2- Member of the scientific board tarbiat Modares University. Jalale-Al-Ahmad Ave., tehran, Iran, I.R
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To ealuate the effect of a physical exercise program on elderly's self-esteem, the smith questionnaire was administreed to 34 elderly males aged 60-75 years old. The group participated in a specially desined physical exercise program every morning for 30 days. Each session lasted 30-45 minutes.

Results indicated the efficacy of the program in improving subjects' self-esteem. This was concluded by the analysis of the obtained scores, i.e. the mean scores of their self-esteem increased from 53.3 (before using the program) to 70.8 (after using the program).

 

 


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