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The Effects of the Meditation Music and Lumbar Stabilization Exercise on Concentration, Balance and Muscle Activity in Elderly
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The Effects of the Meditation Music and Lumbar Stabilization Exercise on Concentration, Balance and Muscle Activity in Elderly
Lee, Sang-Bin;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of meditation music with lumbar stabilization exercise on balance, concentration and muscle activation. Participants are divided into Group A and Group B. Group A listened to meditation music while doing 4 sets of lumbar stabilization exercise. Group B did not listen to meditation music while doing 4 sets of lumbar stabilization exercise. Surface EMG data was obtained rectus abdominis, external oblique, erector spinae, multifidus muscle during lumbar stabilization exercise. To examine the effect of before-after experiment for concentration and balance, paired t-test was adopted. Changes in EMG data of each muscles were analyzed by independence t-test. There were statistically significant increasing at concentration level and balance level in Group A. But significant difference was not shown in muscle activation. The clinical effect of the meditation music with lumbar stabilization exercise was investigated in this study with more excellent results in concentration and balance. In conclusion, these results suggest that meditation music and lumbar stabilization exercise may be useful in elderly people.
 Keywords
Meditation Music;Lumbar Stabilization Exercise;Balance;Concentration;Muscle Activation;
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English
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