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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol > Volume 9(4); 2011 > Article
복부경락마사지가 여대생의 변비와 복부비만에 미치는 효과
정미영, 오정숙
The Effects of the Abdominal Meridian Massage on Constipation and Abdominal Obesity in Female College Students
Mi-Young Chung, Jung-Sook Oh
ABSTRACT
In this study, we carried out an experimentation with fourteen female college students for four weeks. Twenty times of experiment were made from April 1th to 30th 2011 excepting weekends. The results were as follows; 1. Constipation Severity Instrument after abdominal meridian massage was reduced, which was statistically significant(p<0.0001). 2. Body fat after abdominal meridian massage was reduced, which was statistically significant (p<0.05). Body Mass Index(BMI), abdominal fat rate, weight were decreased, which was not statistically significant (p>0.05). 3. Abdominal circumference of the navel and abdominal circumference of 5cm upper the navel after abdominal meridian massage was reduced, which was statistically significant (p<0.05). Abdominal circumference of 5cm lower the navel after abdominal meridian massage was reduced, which was not statistically significant (p>0.05). Based on these results, abdominal meridian massage decreased CSI score, body fat and abdominal circumference.
Key words: Meridian massage, Constipation, Abdominal aobesity, Body fat, Abdominal circumference
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