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УЖМБС 2022, 7(4): 147–151
Physical training and Sport. Medical and biological aspects of training athletes

Restoration of Women's Health after COVID-19 Disease Using «BALLance Methode Tanja Kühne»

Luzna M., Chekhovska L.

The purpose of the study was to substantiate the content of physical therapy for women after the COVID-19 disease using the BALLance Dr. Tanja Kühne method. Materials and methods. The following methods were used: 1. Methods of theoretical level of research: analysis, generalization and systematization of data of scientific-methodical and special literature, the Internet network. Their application made it possible to study the current state of the problem. 2. Methods of empirical level of research: anthropometric methods (measurement of chest circumference, height, weight; body mass index); instrumental methods (spirometry, oximetry, tonometry, pulsometry, respiratory rate measurement); pedagogical methods (pedagogical observation, pedagogical experiment) were used to test the proposed program of physical therapy. 3. Methods of mathematical statistics were used to process the results, assess the statistical significance of changes and their interpretation. Results and discussion. The search for new methods and new equipment that would speed up the recovery process of the body after the COVID-19 disease is relevant and ongoing. A physical therapy program for women after COVID-19 has been developed and the effectiveness of training sessions has been proven. There are set changes in all indicators in women after COVID-19. The body weight index in women was 74.9 ± 2.2 kg and during the experiment tended to decrease to 73.9 ± 2.0 kg. Thus, the average indicator of heart rate was 79.4 ± 2.3 beats / min; the average indicator of systolic blood pressure was 137.1 ± 4.9 mm, diastolic blood pressure was 79.3 ± 2.8 mm. After the pedagogical experiment, significant changes were found in the following indicators: heart rate decreased by 4.7 beats / min; systolic blood pressure decreased by 1.9 mm, diastolic blood pressure decreased by 7.2 mm. Measurement of respiratory rate showed that the average was 23.8 ± 1.0, which is above normal and indicates inefficient function of external respiration. After the pedagogical experiment the respiratory rate was significantly decreased by 5.9 beats / min and reached 17.9 ± 0.3 beats / min. Before our research, the average chest excursion was 4.6 ± 0.4 cm. After performing a physical therapy program that included exercises to relax the muscles of the thoracic spine and intercostal muscles with the help of balls, there were statistically significant changes in improving the indicator of chest excursion, which was 5.5 ± 0.5 cm. All participants of our research improved their functional and psycho-emotional states. The results of the study were implemented in the activities of the studio "Pilates Lviv". Conclusion. One of the innovative methods of health restoration is BALLance Dr. Tanja Kühne. A physical therapy program has been developed for women who have contracted COVID-19 and its effectiveness has been proven

Keywords: women, COVID-19, BALLance method, physical therapy

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