Comparing the Effectiveness of Health Program in Thailand and Japan
Author(s): Suchinda Maruo Jarpat, Wanna Sanongdetch, Supalax Choeychom, Sirintorn Chansirikarn, Supunnee Thrakul, Ruja Phuphaibul, Sampun Phuphaibul, Saiki Terasawa, Keisuke Nakade, Toshiaki Watanabe, Yuki Murata and Koji TerasawaSuchinda Maruo Jarpat, Wanna Sanongdetch, Supalax Choeychom, Sirintorn Chansirikarn, Supunnee Thrakul, Ruja Phuphaibul, Sampun Phuphaibul, Saiki Terasawa, Keisuke Nakade, Toshiaki Watanabe, Yuki Murata and Koji Terasawa
Objective: This study aimed to establish appropriate health education in Thailand to compare the health education of Thailand and Japan. Method: Participants in Salaya, Thailand, totalled of 24 people aged 69.1 ± 6.6 years, whereas participants in Minowa, Japan totalled 46 people aged 62.7 ± 4.7 years. Implementing the health program lasted 6 months in Salaya and 10 months in Minowa. We measured the energy expenditure using a pedometer and implementing Go/No-Go task for the brain function test and physical fitness tests in the before and after this period. Results: The results of Salaya showed the average walking steps were 4,012. As for Minowa, the average walking steps were 8,644. In Minowa, the Go/No-Go task number of error responses significantly decreased after the program, although Salaya was no.. Read More»
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Jan 01, 1970
Accepted Date: Jan 01, 1970
Published Date: Jan 01, 1970