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International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 4
First page : ( 365) Last page : ( 368)
Print ISSN : 2347-8632. Online ISSN : 2454-2652.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00081.0

Effectiveness of Yoga Therapy on Quality of Sleep among Menopausal Women Residing in Selected village at Erode District

Mrs. Jayadeepa T.1, Dr. Muthulakshmi P.2,*

1Vice Principal, and Ph. D Scholar, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Nammakkal (Dt)

2Principal, PPG College of Nursing, Saravanampatti, Coimbatore District-641035

*Corresponding Author's Email: praggikutty510@gmail.com

Online published on 12 January, 2017.


Menopause is one of the women's most important life stages.


To assess the effectiveness of Yoga therapy on quality of sleep among menopausal women.


A Pre-experimental research where one group pre and post test design.


Menopausal women in selected village at Erode District.

Sampling Technique

Snowball sampling technique was used.

Data collection

MRS (Menopause Rating Scale) was used to assess the quality of sleep among menopausal women.


In pre test majority 11 (55%) of them had severe sleeping problems and 9 (45%) of them had moderate sleeping problems whereas in post test 15 (75%) of them had moderate sleeping problems and 5 (25%) of them had mild sleeping problems. The overall mean score was 49.15% in pretest and it was reduced to 38.9% in posttest with the difference of 10.25%. Paired ‘t’ test score was 7.461%; it was high when compared to table value (2.093).


There was no significant association between post test levels of quality of sleep scores when compared to demographic variables among menopausal women. It concluded that yoga therapy was effective in improving the quality of sleep among menopausal women.



Effectiveness, Yoga therapy, Quality of sleep, Menopausal women.


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