The Effect of Cellulite Massage on the Thigh Circumference in the Elderly: Case Study of the Elderly in the Ban Sa Taeng Community Health Center Muang District Yala Province

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Nuriya Latekeh

Abstract

This experimental research used One-Group Pretest-Posttest Design. The purpose of this research was to dissolve cellulite and reduce thigh circumference for solving the problems with orange peel-like skin in the elderly group. The sample of this research was elderly people aged between 60-65 years old. The experiment session was once a week, or 60 minutes per time. The researcher took notes of the results of measurement according to measurement chart.  Data were collected before and after the experiment. Data were then analyzed by determining mean, standard deviation, and Paired-Sample   t-test and Repeated Measure ANOVA. The experiment duration was between October 14-December 15, 2019. Eight trials were conducted per person. The sample was 30 females aged 60-65 years (100 %). The results of performance of cellulite-dissolved massage of the sample’s thigh before and after conducting cellulite-dissolved massage were compared with Paired Samples Test. The analytic results revealed that after conducting cellulite-dissolved massage, a mean score of the sample’s cellulite decreased and was lower than before with a statistical significance level of .05. Based on Repeated Measure ANOVA to analyze the mean score of cellulite-dissolved massage of thigh at Week 3 and Week 6, it was found that (1) a mean score on cellulite-dissolved massage of thigh after week 3 was higher than before with a statistical significance (t = 5.89, df = 27, p = .000). (2) a mean score on cellulite-dissolved massage of thigh after week 6 was higher than before with a statistical significance (t = 6.03, df = 27, p = .000).

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