The Effect Of Murottal Combination Progressive Muscle Relaxation On Stress Level In The Elderly At Lks-Lu, Kasembon Village, Malang Regency
Keywords:Elderly Stress, Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Murottal
Background: Stress that occurs in the elderly can decrease in ability. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of progressive muscle relaxation with murottal combinations on stress levels in the elderly in LKS-LU Kasembon Village, Malang Regency. Methods:We conducted pre-experimental research design using one group pretest-posttest design. The population was all elderly who had signs and symptoms of stress in LKS-LU Kasembon Village, Malang Regency with a sample of 30 elderly people using purposive sampling technique. The analysis test used a paired sample t test with a significant level of 0.05. Results: Respondents who had a moderate level of stress before treatment was 14 respondents (46.6%). After treatment, elderly who had a stress level with a mild category and no stress as many as 12 respondents (40%) each. Mean difference score level of stress experienced by the elderly before and after giving progressive muscle relaxation combination murottal was 7,933 with confidence interval was 6,709 to 9,158. Paired sample T test showed a significant ρ value 0,001 (α<0,05). Conclusions:Progressive muscle relaxation and murottal listening are effective in reducing the stress level felt by the elderly in LKS-LU Kasembon Village, Malang Regency.