Baiq Dewi Harnani R
Abstract: Physical activity is the movement of the body produced by skeletal muscle that requires energy expenditure. The purpose of this research to analyze the effect of physical activity with the incidence of dysmenorrhea in young women girls at Surabaya. The design used in this study is an Analytical Survey with a Retrospective approach. Sampling technique used are proposive sampling. The sample are 202 teenagers. Data collection using a questionnaire. The results, 38 students (18.8 %) engaged in mild activities, 71.1 % moderate menstrual pain, 15.8 % mild menstrual pain. 159 students (78.7 %) had moderate activity, 61.6 % had moderate menstrual pain, and 24.5 % had heavy menstrual pain. 5 respondents (2.5 %) had heavy activities, 60 % had heavy menstrual pain. The result of the Spearman Correlation test, it is known the value of Sig. (2-tailed) = 0.005 where the value is less than = 5 %. The conclution is physical activity in young women was significantly correlated with the variable incidence of dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain).
Keywords: Physical Activity, Dismeneore