Hospital Majapahit : Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan Politeknik Kesehatan Mojokerto
Vol 14 No 1 (2022): Hospital Majapahit


Nurul Pujiastuti (Jurusan Keperawatan, Poltekkes Kemenkes Malang)
Nurul Hidayah (Jurusan Keperawatan, Poltekkes Kemenkes Malang)
Revi Maulana Azis (Jurusan Keperawatan, Poltekkes Kemenkes Malang)

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Publish Date
01 Feb 2022


Unconscious discharge of urine in sufficient quantity and frequency and causes health, social, psychological, physical, and sexual problems is called urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence occurs due to a decrease in pelvic floor muscle strength as a result of the aging process. One of the efforts made to reduce complaints of incontinence in the elderly is Kegel exercises which aims to rebuild the strength of the pelvic floor muscles. The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of Kegel exercises on the frequency of urination in the elderly with urinary incontinence in the Pisang Candi Village, Mulyorejo Sukun Health Center Work Area, Malang City on 02 December 2019-02 January 2020. The research design used a Pre Experimental Design with a One Group Pre-Order design. Posttest. The sampling technique used is purposive sampling. The sample size is 32 elderly. The results showed that there was a significant decrease in the frequency of urination after the Kegel exercise. Data analysis using the Wilcoxon test, obtained p value = 0.000 which means that there is an effect of Kegel exercises on decreasing the frequency of urination in the elderly with urinary incontinence. Kegel exercises can be applied by the elderly who live at home or in nursing homes, as an alternative therapy to reduce complaints due to urinary incontinence.

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