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Kor J Aesthet Cosmetol 2010;8(2): 71-82.
복부경락마사지가 주의지수 및 항스트레스지수에 미치는 영향 -마사지 기간 및 에센셜 오일 적용에 따른-
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The study about influence on attention index and anti-stress index after abdominal meridian massage -depending on massage period and essential oil applying-
Mee-Ok Choi
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study is to reveal the effects of abdominal meridian massage with abdomainal massage period and brain function change depending on essential blending or not in college women. The survey was conducted for 50 college women who had more than BMI 23 and WHR 0.80 total 15 times from March 31 to June 13, 2008 applying abdominal meridian massage. SPSS WIN 12.0 program was used in attention index p<.05, p<.01, p<,001 and to examine difference between experiment group and control group, paired t-test was used. This study obtained the following results, in everyday career group left brain index(p<0.05), right brain index(p<0.01) and stress control index(p<0.01) increased. Everyday essential group attention index, in left brain index(p<0.001), right brain index(p<0.00) and stess control index in left brain index(p<0.01), right brain index (p<0.01) was increased. Twice a week career group left brain(p<0.01), right brain(p<0.01) attention index increased and left brain(p<0.0) right brain(p<0.001) stress control index increased. Twice a week essential group attention index increased (p<0.05) left brain(p<0.01) and right brain stress control index(p<0.001) was increased(p<0.05). For the change in brain function among groups, there was a significant difference in the attention index of left brain and the stress control index of right brain and left brain. The attention index of left brain showed the highest level in the daily essential group, whereas the control group showed the lowest level, suggesting difference among groups(p<0.01). The stress control index of right brain showed the highest level in the twice-a-week essential group, whereas the control group showed the lowest level, suggesting difference among groups(p<0.001).
Key words: Abdominal obesity, Obesity, Abdominal meridian massage, Brain function, Essential oil.
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