A study to assess the effectiveness of Jacobson progressive muscle relaxation exercise on premenstrual syndrome among higher secondary school girls in a selected school of Jabalpur, M.P.
Introduction: Women are smart and savvy. Striving to live up to their potentials, they are curious about the world they live in and want to make a difference. But adolescent is a period they struggle with the issues of menstruation.
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercise on Premenstrual Syndrome among adolescent girls.
Design: A quantitative approach using quasi experimental pre-test post-test design with control group.
Participants: 300 adolescent girls with mild to moderate premenstrual syndrome was selected using Non probability purposive sampling technique in KPM Matriculation Higher Secondary School at Coimbatore.
Intervention: Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercise was given for a period of 15-20 minutes once a day for 30 days.
Tool: Self administered modified Stainer and Wilkins PMS diagnostic criteria were used to assess the level of PMS.
Results: Analysis using Paired ‘t’ test found significant. CONCLUSION: The findings of the study revealed that Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation Exercise helps in decreasing premenstrual syndrome among adolescent girls.
Anu Varghese. A study to assess the effectiveness of Jacobson progressive muscle relaxation exercise on premenstrual syndrome among higher secondary school girls in a selected school of Jabalpur, M.P.. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2022;4(2):85-87. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2022.v4.i2b.103