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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol > Volume 7(3); 2009 > Article
Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol 2009;7(3): 199-209.
유수진동파를 이용한 스파가 노인 우울증에 미치는 영향
장미엽, 장태수, 한채정
The Effect of Vibration Bath SPA on Geriatric Depression
Mi Youp Jang, Tae Su Jang,, ChaeJeong Han
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a Vibration Bath SPA for promoting body composition, blood index and cortisol in eldely. The subjects of this study included 10 eldely who diagnose depression by GDSSF-K(Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form - Korea Version). The subjects received10 times/4 weeks vibration bath spa. After vibration bath spa, percent of body fat(p<0.01), WHR(p<0.01), body age(p<0.05), cortisol(p<0.05) and total depression score(p<0.01) significantly decreased, and lean body mass(p<0.01), BMR (p<0.01), WBC(p<0.05) significantly increased. The results suggestes that vibration bath spa has a positive effect by reducing depression and stress in eldely.
Key words: Vibration bath, Geriatric depression, Body composition, Cortisol, Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form -Korea Version
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