The Effect of Soaking Feet in Warm Water on the Quality of Sleep in Adolescents

  • Ahmad Rizky Farras Shihab Bachelor of Applied Physiotherapy Student at the Health Polytechnic, Ministry of Health, Surakarta
  • Yoni Rustiana Kusumawati Poltekkes Surakarta
  • Marti Rustanti Lecturer in the Department of Physiotherapy, Health Polytechnic, Ministry of Health, Surakarta

Abstract

Background: adolescence is a transitional period where individuals experience physical changes and psychological development starting at the age of 12-20 years. These changes can cause problems that affect development, health and sleep quality. To improve sleep quality, foot bath in warm water Objective: to determine the effect of foot bath in warm water on the quality of sleep in adolescents. Research design: two group pre and post test. Research subject: there were 30 students from the Department of Physiotherapy, Health Polytechnic, Surakarta, who were divided into two groups, where group one was given intervention for 7 consecutive days and the research instrument used PSQI. Research result : the independent t-test showed that there was an influence on adolescent sleep quality. Conclusion : foot bath in warm water has an effect on improving the quality of sleep in adolescents.


 

Published
2024-05-02
How to Cite
SHIHAB, Ahmad Rizky Farras; KUSUMAWATI, Yoni Rustiana; RUSTANTI, Marti. The Effect of Soaking Feet in Warm Water on the Quality of Sleep in Adolescents. Journal of Local Therapy, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 1-5, may 2024. ISSN 2810-0875. Available at: <https://ojs.poltekkes-malang.ac.id/index.php/JLT/article/view/4296>. Date accessed: 23 july 2024. doi: https://doi.org/10.31290/jlt.v3i1.4296.