Correlation between Physical Activity and Sleep Quality among Elderly in Padjaran, Peterongan

  • Mukhamad Rajin Universitas Pesantren Tinggi Darul Ulum
  • R Syaifurrahman Universitas Pesantren Tinggi Darul Ulum
  • Herin Mawarti Universitas Pesantren Tinggi Darul Ulum
Keywords: Physical Activity Sleep Quality Elderly


Sleep quality is a sleeping experience of person and got freshness after awakened. Sleep quality among elderly were influenced by several factors such as physical activity. Physical activityy with high frequence will influence nerves sympathetic so it will make somebody feels not asleep, otherwise the appropriate activities can influence the parasympathetic nerves so it will make the body become relaxed than make asleep. The aims of this research was to know the relationship of physical activity with the sleep quality among elderly. Cross sectional study used for research method, 62 elderly in Pajaran village were to being respondent in this research. Sleep quality was measured by using a Pitsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) questionnaire. Moreover, the level of physical activity was measured by The General Practice Physical Activity Questionnaire (GPPAQ questionnaire. The results of this research found the level of physical activity was at moderate level (23%) and the respondent got good quality of sleep. In conclution, physical activity with moderate level can influenced quality of sleep. These results can be used to improve sleep quality elderly who experience sleep disturbances.