The Effect of Abdominal Stretching Exercise on the Intensity of Dysmenorrhea in Adolescence Girls at MA Nurut Taqwa Besuki – Situbondo
The period of transition from childhood to adulthood is called adolescence. Adolescent girls experience physical changes, namely, starting to menstruate. Complaints that often arise during menstruation are menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea), which can be reduced by doing abdominal stretching exercises that will stimulate the production of endorphins and give a feeling of calm and resistance to painful feelings, especially menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea). This study aimed to determine the effect of abdominal stretching exercise on the intensity of dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls in Ma Nurut Taqwa Besuki-Situbondo. The research design used was pre-experimental with a one-group pre-posttest approach. The population in this study was 83 respondents, with a sample of 37 respondents using purposive sampling, collecting data by questionnaires, and then processing the data using SPSS using the paired t-test. Wilcoxon test analysis results get a sig value Of 0.000 < 0.05. This proves that giving abdominal stretching exercises affects the intensity of dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls in Ma Nurut taqwa besuki-Situbondo.