• Arista Maisyaroh Universitas Jember
  • Devi Aulia Putri Universitas Jember
  • Achlish Abdillah Universitas Jember
  • Eko Prasetya Widianto Universitas Jember
Keywords: Hypertension, high blood pressure, resting blood pressure, isometric exercise background, isometric training


Background: Hypertension is a major factor contributing to cardiovascular disease, which is the number one cause of death globally. Basic Health Research Indonesian Ministry of Health data for 2018 showed that hypertension in East Java Province increased in 2018 by 36.32. So, the authors want to know the effect of isometrics on reducing blood pressure. Objective: The authors want to know the effect of isometrics on reducing blood pressure. Design: This study design is a systematic review to search and review article from database and the theory underlying this study or guidance in this systematic literature review using PRISMA. Data Sources: Based on the results of the literature search through six databases, such as EBSCO, Springer, MedPub, Elsevier, Science Direct, and National Nursing Journal with keywords: Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Resting Blood Pressure, Isometric Training, Isometric Exercise. The data was search since June 2020. Review Methods: The method used in the preparation of the Literature review using the PRISMA checklist and PICOS. Secondary data obtained from the journal with a predetermined discussion. Results: Based on 18 articles in the literature review, it can be concluded that the results for the research is Isometric exercises that are performed are very effective in reducing blood pressure. Conclusion: Isometric exercises that are performed are very effective in reducing blood pressure. The exercise is doing in 3-4 weeks with 4x2 minutes of exercise with a rest duration of 3 minutes.

Author Biographies

Arista Maisyaroh, Universitas Jember
perawatan darurat, perawatan kritis dan agronursi
Achlish Abdillah, Universitas Jember
Keperawatan Medikal Bedah
Eko Prasetya Widianto, Universitas Jember
Keperawatan Gawat Darurat , Kritis


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How to Cite
Maisyaroh, A., Putri, D. A., Abdillah, A., & Widianto, E. P. (2021). THE EFFECT OF ISOMETRIC EXERCISE ON BLOOD PRESSURE REDUCTION IN HYPERTENSION: A LITERATURE REVIEW. Nurse and Health: Jurnal Keperawatan, 10(2), 162-174.
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