Academic Journals Database
Disseminating quality controlled scientific knowledge

Changes in the social aspects of hypertensive patients through physical activity: revealing the importance of physical education teachers

Author(s): Italla Maira Pinheiro Bezerra | Juliana Correia Silva | Samara Calixto Gomes

Journal: Saúde & Transformação Social
ISSN 2178-7085

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 56;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: hypertension | physical activity | physical education professional

The objective was to examine the relationship between physical activity and treatment of hypertension, underscoring the importance of physical education teachers in guidance and direction of this treatment. The methodological approach was based on a qualitative approach consisting of 15 hypertensive patients enrolled in a project offered by the Fire Department as a group defined the Golden Age, in the municipality of Crato-Ce-Brazil. To this end, we used the technique to collect data, the interview was focused on groups of hypertensive patients who were physically active on a regular basis. With the purpose of organizing the material obtained in interviews, conducted an analysis of their content, which allowed the identification of themes and construction of the following categories: 1) heredity, and lifestyle concerns: the perception of the causes of hypertension Hypertension, 2) Practical exercise training: a tool for prevention and promotion hypertensive patients, 3) Benefits of Physical Activity: the importance of awareness of hypertension, 4) Revealing the importance of continuing the practice of exercise. Thus, considering that for an effective control, prevention and promotion of hypertensive patients is necessary if there is an interaction between teacher / patient in order to provide, in addition to the benefits of activities, the motivation for continuing care. To do so, it is the physical education teachers see their importance and their role in guiding, monitoring and promoting health in the treatment of diseases such as hypertension, so you can carry and to reveal the practices of physical exercise as an essential tool in controlling this pathology.
RPA Switzerland

Robotic Process Automation Switzerland


Tango Rapperswil
Tango Rapperswil