Author(s): Ladan Ebrahim Pouriyan, Mohammad Mahboubi, Zeynab Karimi, Mahmoud Kazemi
"In Iran, Deaths due to coronary artery diseases is very increasing. And unfortunately every year due to lack of physical activity and decreased cardio activity the age group of this disease is decreasing in a way that now this disease is seen in the youth, And one of basic tools is changing the patients lifestyle in the educational program as a part of the treatment plan. This study has been done with the aim to compare the traditional training methods based on Health Belief Models on exercise performance in patients with myocardial infarction. In this Quasi- Experimental Research 74 patients with myocardial infarction were chosen by purposefully sampling method then they were chosen randomly in both training and control groups, Training Group achieved education based on the concepts and components of health beliefs model training aimed at increasing the Perceived severity of patients and Control group achieved traditional education. The health belief model of education based on the performance of activity in the experimental group than the control group found no significant difference (P = 0.000). The perceived benefits of physical activity after intervention using the Student T test with a mean of 46.19 in the test group and the average 94.17 in the control group was significant .Education on the Health Belief Model in patients with myocardial infarction increases the perceived severity of patients and improvement in performance activity."
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