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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023
A Quasi Experimental Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Self - Instructional Module on Importance of Outdoor Physical Activity among Mothers of Adolescents in Selected Area of District Chamba (H. P)
Sanya Kaila | Anju Thakur 
Abstract: A quantitative approach was used to assess the effectiveness of self - instructional modules on knowledge of mother regarding the importance of outdoor physical activity for adolescents. The non ? probability convenient study sampling technique was used to select 60 mothers of adolescent in District Chamba, Himachal Pradesh. A self - structured knowledge questionnaire was used to assess the level of knowledge. Analysis of collected data was done to the according to the objectives of the study and data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study show that, out of 60 mothers of adolescent, 18% in 31 - 35 years, 45% in 36 - 40 years, 37% in 41 - 45 years. According to previous knowledge 55 % mothers had knowledge regarding os33utdoor physical activity and 45 % mothers have no knowledge regarding outdoor physical activity. According to the finding, the pre - test level of knowledge score of mother of adolescent 0% mothers had good knowledge, 73.33%mothers had average knowledge and 26.67 % mothers had poor knowledge score. Related to the post - test knowledge score 60% mothers had good knowledge, 40 % had average score, 0 % had poor knowledge. There were finding related to association between pre - test knowledge score with demographic variables. We observed that there were association of pre - test knowledge score with demographic variables that were health status of adolescents and previous knowledge of mothers. It was concluded that Self - instructional module was an effective strategy in improving knowledge of mothers of adolescent regarding importance of outdoor physical activities.
Keywords: Outdoor physical activity, Self - instructional module
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,
Pages: 1460 - 1462