Selected factors related to physical activity among persons with heart failure in a university-affiliated hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
PDF

Keywords

physical activity
self-and family management
heart failure
nursing
Thailand

How to Cite

Saiwutthikul, S., Siripitayakunkit, A., & Duangbubpha, S. (2021). Selected factors related to physical activity among persons with heart failure in a university-affiliated hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. Belitung Nursing Journal, 7(6), 500–507. https://doi.org/10.33546/bnj.1829
Share |

Abstract

Background: Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome that disturbs physical and psychological health and the quality of life of persons with heart failure and their families. Physical activity is one of the essential self-care in persons with heart failure, which can decrease the exacerbation of the heart failure symptoms, increase activity tolerance, ability to accomplish daily activities, and improve quality of life.

Objectives: This research aimed to determine the physical activity level among persons with heart failure and explore the relationship between physical activity and its related factors based on the self-and family management framework, including motivation, functional ability, family support, and perceived quality of patient-provider relationships.

Methods: A correlational cross-sectional study was conducted with a total of 70 participants who visited the Multidisciplinary Heart Failure Clinic of a university-affiliated hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, from December 2020 to May 2021. Participants were asked to complete five questionnaires that explored their physical activity and its related factors. Data were analyzed and reported using descriptive statistics and correlation coefficient, and the p-value of .05 was considered to be statistically significant.

Results: The results showed most participants (78.50%) had a high physical activity level, and the other participants (21.50%) had a moderate physical activity level. Regarding the relationship between physical activity and its related factors, a total physical activity had a significant positive correlation with a functional ability (rs = .309, p < .05), and family support (r = .210, p < .05). While the physical activity had a positively non-significant correlation with motivation (r = .050, p > .05), and a negatively non-significant correlation with perceived quality of patient-provider relationships (r = -.049, p > .05).

Conclusion: The research can be used to gain more understanding of physical activity among persons with heart failure. Nurses play an accountable role in promoting and providing appropriate interventions to constantly maintain and enhance physical activity as secondary prevention in persons with heart failure. Additionally, measuring physical activity using an objective measurement with the self-report should be considered for the favorable outcome.

https://doi.org/10.33546/bnj.1829
PDF

Supporting Agencies

Graduate Studies of Mahidol University Alumni Association, Thailand

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2021 Sittigorn Saiwutthikul, Apinya Siripitayakunkit , Sumolchat Duangbubpha

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Article Metrics

Abstract views: 528 | PDF views: 334

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

PlumX Metrics


References

Amirova, A., Fteropoulli, T., Williams, P., & Haddad, M. (2021). Efficacy of interventions to increase physical activity for people with heart failure: A meta-analysis. Open Heart, 8(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/openhrt-2021-001687

Caspersen, C. J., Powell, K. E., & Christenson, G. M. (1985). Physical activity, exercise, and physical fitness: Definitions and distinctions for health-related research. Public Health Reports, 100, 126-131.

Chipidza, F. E., Wallwork, R. S., & Stern, T. A. (2015). Impact of the doctor-patient relationship. The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, 17(5), 10.4088/PCC.4015f01840. https://dx.doi.org/10.4088%2FPCC.15f01840

Currie, K., Strachan, P. H., Spaling, M., Harkness, K., Barber, D., & Clark, A. M. (2015). The importance of interactions between patients and healthcare professionals for heart failure self-care: A systematic review of qualitative research into patient perspectives. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 14(6), 525-535. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515114547648

Dowd, K. P., Szeklicki, R., Minetto, M. A., Murphy, M. H., Polito, A., Ghigo, E., . . . Donnelly, A. E. (2018). A systematic literature review of reviews on techniques for physical activity measurement in adults: A DEDIPAC study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 15(1), 15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-017-0636-2

Dunbar, S. B., Clark, P. C., Quinn, C., Gary, R. A., & Kaslow, N. J. (2008). Family influences on heart failure self-care and outcomes. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 23(3), 258-265. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097%2F01.JCN.0000305093.20012.b8

Duncan, L. R., Hall, C. R., Wilson, P. M., & Jenny, O. (2010). Exercise motivation: A cross-sectional analysis examining its relationships with frequency, intensity, and duration of exercise. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7, 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-7-7

Grey, M., Schulman-Green, D., Knafl, K., & Reynolds, N. R. (2015). A revised Self- and Family Management Framework. Nursing Outlook, 63(2), 162-170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2014.10.003

Ha, F. J., Hare, D. L., Cameron, J. D., & Toukhsati, S. R. (2018). Heart failure and exercise: A narrative review of the role of self-efficacy. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 27(1), 22-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2017.08.012

Jitapunkul, S., Kamolratanakul, P., & Ebrahim, S. (1994). The meaning of activities of daily living in a Thai elderly population: Development of a new index. Age and Ageing, 23, 97-101. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/23.2.97

Kaewthummanukul, T., Brown, K. C., Weaver, M. T., & Thomas, R. R. (2006). Predictors of exercise participation in female hospital nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 54(6), 663-675. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2006.03854.x

Klompstra, L. (2016). Physical activity in patients with heart failure: Motivations, self-efficacy and the potential of exergaming. (Doctoral dissertation). Linköping University Electronic Press. Retrieved from: https://liu.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:956952/FULLTEXT02.pdf

Liangruenrom, N., Craike, M., Biddle, S. J. H., Suttikasem, K., & Pedisic, Z. (2019). Correlates of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in the Thai population: A systematic review. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 414. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6708-2

Lobelo, F., & de Quevedo, I. G. (2016). The evidence in support of physicians and health care providers as physical activity role models. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 10(1), 36-52. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1559827613520120

Nayor, M., & Vasan, R. S. (2015). Preventing heart failure: The role of physical activity. Current Opinion in Cardiology, 30(5), 543-550. https://dx.doi.org/10.1097%2FHCO.0000000000000206

Okunrintemi, V., Spatz, E. S., Di Capua, P., Salami, J. A., Valero-Elizondo, J., Warraich, H., . . . Nasir, K. (2017). Patient–provider communication and health outcomes among individuals with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in the United States: Medical expenditure panel survey 2010 to 2013. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 10(4). https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.003635

Piercy, K. L., & Troiano, R. P. (2018). Physical activity guidelines for Americans from the US department of health and human services. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, 11(11), e005263. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.005263

Ponikowski, P., Voors, A. A., Anker, S. D., Bueno, H., Cleland, J. G. F., Coats, A. J. S., . . . Group, E. S. C. S. D. (2016). 2016 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure: The Task Force for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) developed with the special contribution of the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC. European Heart Journal, 37(27), 2129-2200. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehw128

Ryan, P., & Sawin, K. J. (2009). The individual and family self-management theory: Background and perspectives on context, process, and outcomes. Nursing Outlook, 57(4), 217-225e216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2008.10.004

Schober, P., Boer, C., & Schwarte, L. A. (2018). Correlation coefficients: Appropriate use and interpretation. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 126(5), 1763-1768. http://dx.doi.org/10.1213/ANE.0000000000002864

Shahriari, M., Alimohammadi, N., & Ahmadi, M. (2016). Effects of a family centered program on perceived social support in patients with congestive heart failure: An interventional study. Journal of Education and Health Promotion, 5, 6. https://doi.org/10.4103/2277-9531.184559

Siripitayakunkit, A., Hanucharurnkul, S., Melkus, G. D. E., Vorapongsathorn, T., Rattarasarn, C., & Arpanantikul, M. (2008). Factors contributing to integrating lifestyle in Thai women with type 2 diabetes. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 12(3), 166-178.

Solis Salazar, M. (2015). The dilemma of combining positive and negative items in scales. Psicothema, 27(2), 192-200. https://doi.org/10.7334/psicothema2014.266

Tharp, C. A., Haywood, M. E., Sbaizero, O., Taylor, M. R. G., & Mestroni, L. (2019). The giant protein titin’s role in cardiomyopathy: Genetic, transcriptional, and post-translational modifications of TTN and their contribution to cardiac disease. Frontiers in Physiology, 10, 1436. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01436

Tongtiam, W., Tantikosoom, P., & Jitpanya, C. (2016). Factors related to physical activity in patients with cardiovascular disease: Synthesis of research in Thailand. Journal of The Police Nurse, 8(1), 34-43.

Trongsakul, S., Lambert, R., Clark, A., Wongpakaran, N., & Cross, J. (2015). Development of the Thai version of Mini-Cog, a brief cognitive screening test. Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 15(5), 594-600. https://doi.org/10.1111/ggi.12318

Vishnubala, D., Pringle, A. R., Zwolinsky, S., & Kime, N. (2020). Role of General Practice Nurses in promoting physical activity. Journal of General Practice Nursing, 6(1).

Visuthipanich, V., Sirapo-ngam, Y., Malathum, P., Kijboonchoo, K., Vorapongsathorn, T., & Winters-Stone, K. M. (2009). Physical activity questionnaire development and testing among elderly community-dwelling Thais. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research, 13(4), 249-267.

Zores, F., Iliou, M. C., Gellen, B., Kubas, S., Berthelot, E., Guillo, P., . . . Beauvais, F. (2019). Physical activity for patients with heart failure: Position paper from the heart failure (GICC) and cardiac rehabilitation (GERS-P) working groups of the French Society of Cardiology. Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases, 112(11), 723-731. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acvd.2019.07.003