EFFECTS OF OBESITY ON PEFR VALUE

PEFR IN OBESITY

Authors

  • Rudalee Husale Intern, Department of Musculoskeletal Sciences, DVVPF,COPT,Ahmednagar
  • Abhijit Diwate Professor & Head, Department of Physiotherapy in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences, DVVPF’s, COPT, Ahmednagar –414111

Abstract

Background:  Obesity has become one of the major health issues in India. The English word “Obesity”is derived from the Latin word “obesus” meaning fat or plump. Obese patients have decreased exercise capacity and increased dyspnoea, which influences the quality of life.Peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) is the largest expiratory flow rate achieved with a maximally forced effort from a position of a maximal inspiration. Materials & Methodology: Study Design: observational study design, Subjects were selected based on inclusion and exclusion criteria with purposive sampling technique. Subject with Obesity, (BMI ?25and less than ?29 overweight) were taken. A total of 30 subjects were included in the study. Procedure: After obtaining clearance from the ethical committee.The BMI was calculated using Queteletformula/index – BMI = Weight in kilograms / Height in m2. Assessment of Peak Expiratory Flow Rate (PEFR) was measured by using advanced computerized spirometer according to standard procedure. Statistical Analysis: The results were ana­lyzed by using the Spearman rank correlation test, where the  Statistical not significance was set at p>0.05. Result: The study shows no correlation between the body mass index and PEFR in obese students using the Spearman Rank correlation test, p-value obtained was 0.1766, which is statistically not significant. Conclusion:To determine the correlation between PEFR Value in obese Students. Thereby concluding that no effect of PEFR value in obese students. It also showed no correlation between the body mass index and PEFR in obese students.

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3754019

Keywords:

PEFR, Obesity

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2019-12-31

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Husale, R. ., & Diwate, A. (2019). EFFECTS OF OBESITY ON PEFR VALUE : PEFR IN OBESITY . VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, 1(2), 111-116. Retrieved from https://vimsptcr.in/index.php/main/article/view/32