Bani, S and Ebrahimi Mamaghani, M and Ebrahimi, H and Jalalichaychi, S and Hasanpoor, SH (2014) COMPARISON OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN WOMEN WITH AND WITHOUT UTERINE LEIOMYOMA. The Journal of Urmia Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, 12 (3). pp. 193-198.

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Uterine leiomyoma is one of the most common benign tumors of the uterus that causes so many problems for women such as uterine bleeding. Medical treatment of this disease is temporary so women may compel to hysterectomy that is definitive treatment of leiomyoma. Nowadays researches show that most of the disease can be prevented by changing the life style. Since researches emphasis the role of exercise in prevention of disease, so the present study was done with the aim of comparison of physical activity in women with and without uterine leiomyoma in Tabriz 2010. Materials & Methods: In this descriptive –comparative study, by doing pilot study, the number of sampling estimated to be 400 people. With convenience sampling, we selected 200 leiomyomato women and 200 women without leiomyoma that were matched with cases in age and parity as a control group, and they were given to complete a questionnaire contain demographic information and physical activities. The data were analyzed by using SPSS 13. Results: Study of physical activity (doing house chore alone, swimming, walking, running and yoga) in two groups represented significant relationship between physical activity and exercise, and uterine leiomyoma. So that 85% of women without uterine leiomyoma have always physical activity while 14.3% women with leiomyoma have done always a physical activity. Conclusion: Finding of this research related to physical activity and uterine leiomyoma, showed the necessity of encouraging women in doing exercise to prevent of leiomyoma.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Uterine leiomyoma, Physical activity
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2018 06:52
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2019 05:38

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