Summary: A major orthodox system of Hindu philosophy based on Sankhya (metaphysical dualism) but differing from it in being theistic and characterized by the teaching of raja-yoga as a practical method of liberating the self. It includes a system of exercises for attaining bodily or mental control and well-being with liberation of the self and union with the universal spirit. (From Webster, 3d ed)
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- Effect of yoga on cardiovascular system in subjects above 40 yearsJyotsana R Bharshankar
Department of Physiology, Govt Medical College, Nagpur
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 47:202-6. 2003This study was conducted to examine the effect of yoga on cardiovascular function in subjects above 40 yrs of age...
- Effect of 3-month yoga on oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes with or without complications: a controlled clinical trialShreelaxmi V Hegde
Department of Biochemistry, Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Diabetes Care 34:2208-10. 2011To assess the effect of yoga on anthropometry, blood pressure, glycemic control, and oxidative stress in type 2 diabetic patients on standard care in comparison with standard care alone.
- Restorative yoga for women with breast cancer: findings from a randomized pilot studySuzanne C Danhauer
Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1082, USA
Psychooncology 18:360-8. 2009Restorative yoga (RY) is a gentle type of yoga that may be beneficial for cancer patients and post-treatment survivors...
- An evidence-based review of yoga as a complementary intervention for patients with cancerKelly B Smith
Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, 62 Arch Street, Ontario, Canada
Psychooncology 18:465-75. 2009To conduct an evidence-based review of yoga as an intervention for patients with cancer. Specifically, this paper reviewed the impact of yoga on psychological adjustment among cancer patients.
- A pilot study of yoga for breast cancer survivors: physical and psychological benefitsS Nicole Culos-Reed
Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Psychooncology 15:891-7. 2006..g. fatigue, nausea), and improving overall well-being and quality of life. The purpose of the present pilot study was to examine the physical and psychological benefits afforded by a 7-week yoga program for cancer survivors.
- Effect of Iyengar yoga practice on fatigue and diurnal salivary cortisol concentration in breast cancer survivorsJacquelyn Banasik
College of Nursing, Washington State University, Spokane, Washington 99210 1495, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 23:135-42. 2011To examine the effect of regular Iyengar yoga practice on measures of self-perceived psychosocial function and diurnal salivary cortisol secretion in stage II-IV breast cancer survivors (n = 18).
- Randomized controlled trial of yoga among a multiethnic sample of breast cancer patients: effects on quality of lifeAlyson B Moadel
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
J Clin Oncol 25:4387-95. 2007This study examines the impact of yoga, including physical poses, breathing, and meditation exercises, on quality of life (QOL), fatigue, distressed mood, and spiritual well-being among a multiethnic sample of breast cancer patients.
- A systematic review and meta-analysis of yoga for low back painHolger Cramer
Department of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
Clin J Pain 29:450-60. 2013To systematically review and meta-analyze the effectiveness of yoga for low back pain.
- Yoga for depression: a systematic review and meta-analysisHolger Cramer
Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
Depress Anxiety 30:1068-83. 2013Mind-body medical interventions are commonly used to cope with depression and yoga is one of the most commonly used mind-body interventions...
- Effects of yoga interventions on pain and pain-associated disability: a meta-analysisArndt Bussing
Center for Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Witten Herdecke, Herdecke, Germany
J Pain 13:1-9. 2012We searched databases for controlled clinical studies, and performed a meta-analysis on the effectiveness of yoga interventions on pain and associated disability...
- Effects of a yoga program on cortisol rhythm and mood states in early breast cancer patients undergoing adjuvant radiotherapy: a randomized controlled trialH S Vadiraja
Department of Yoga Research, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore, India corrected
Integr Cancer Ther 8:37-46. 2009Objectives. This study compares the effects of an integrated yoga program with brief supportive therapy in breast cancer outpatients undergoing adjuvant radiotherapy at a cancer center.
- A yoga intervention for young adults with elevated symptoms of depressionAlison Woolery
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 10:60-3. 2004b>Yoga teachers and students often report that yoga has an uplifting effect on their moods, but scientific research on yoga and depression is limited.
- Yoga for depression: the research evidenceKaren Pilkington
Research Council for Complementary Medicine, London, UK
J Affect Disord 89:13-24. 2005b>Yoga-based interventions may prove to be an attractive option for the treatment of depression. The aim of this study is to systematically review the research evidence on the effectiveness of yoga for this indication.
- Effect of rosary prayer and yoga mantras on autonomic cardiovascular rhythms: comparative studyL Bernardi
Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia, Italy
BMJ 323:1446-9. 2001To test whether rhythmic formulas such as the rosary and yoga mantras can synchronise and reinforce inherent cardiovascular rhythms and modify baroreflex sensitivity.
- Effect of yoga based lifestyle intervention on subjective well-beingRatna Sharma
Integral Health Clinic, Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 52:123-31. 2008b>Yoga is assuming importance in improving mental health and quality of life in the treatment of a number of psychiatric and psychosomatic disorders...
- Effects of yoga program on quality of life and affect in early breast cancer patients undergoing adjuvant radiotherapy: a randomized controlled trialH S Vadiraja
Department of Yoga Research, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore, India
Complement Ther Med 17:274-80. 2009This study compares the effects of an integrated yoga program with brief supportive therapy in breast cancer outpatients undergoing adjuvant radiotherapy at a cancer centre.
- Psychological adjustment and sleep quality in a randomized trial of the effects of a Tibetan yoga intervention in patients with lymphomaLorenzo Cohen
Department of Behavioral Science, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Cancer 100:2253-60. 2004..b>Yoga, an ancient Eastern science, incorporates stress-reduction techniques that include regulated breathing, visual ..
- Effects of an integrated yoga program in modulating psychological stress and radiation-induced genotoxic stress in breast cancer patients undergoing radiotherapyBirendranath Banerjee
Genome Stability Laboratory, Department of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Integr Cancer Ther 6:242-50. 2007Effects of an integrated yoga program in modulating perceived stress levels, anxiety, as well as depression levels and radiation-induced DNA damage were studied in 68 breast cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy...
- Effects of yoga on the autonomic nervous system, gamma-aminobutyric-acid, and allostasis in epilepsy, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorderC C Streeter
Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Med Hypotheses 78:571-9. 2012A theory is proposed to explain the benefits of yoga practices in diverse, frequently comorbid medical conditions based on the concept that yoga practices reduce allostatic load in stress response systems such that optimal homeostasis is ..
- Yoga for anxiety: a systematic review of the research evidenceG Kirkwood
Research Council for Complementary Medicine, London, UK
Br J Sports Med 39:884-91; discussion 891. 2005Between March and June 2004, a systematic review was carried out of the research evidence on the effectiveness of yoga for the treatment of anxiety and anxiety disorders. Eight studies were reviewed...
- A modified yoga-based exercise program in hemodialysis patients: a randomized controlled studyM Yurtkuran
Uludag University Medical Faculty, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department, Atatürk Balneotherapy and Rehabilitation Center, PK 16080 Kükürtlü, Bursa, Turkey
Complement Ther Med 15:164-71. 2007To evaluate the effects of a yoga-based exercise program on pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and biochemical markers in hemodialysis patients.
- Effect of yoga therapy on facial emotion recognition deficits, symptoms and functioning in patients with schizophreniaR V Behere
Departments of Psychiatry Psychiatric Social Work Biostatistics, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana University, Bangalore, India
Acta Psychiatr Scand 123:147-53. 2011..Treatments to improve these deficits in antipsychotic-stabilized patients have not been well studied. Yoga therapy has been described to improve functioning in various domains in schizophrenia; however, its effect on FERD ..
- Effects of Hatha yoga and African dance on perceived stress, affect, and salivary cortisolJeremy West
Reed College, USA
Ann Behav Med 28:114-8. 2004Dance and yoga have been shown to produce improvements in psychological well-being.
- Community based yoga classes for type 2 diabetes: an exploratory randomised controlled trialLana Skoro-Kondza
Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health, University College London, London, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 9:33. 2009b>Yoga is a popular therapy for diabetes but its efficacy is contested...
- Pilot evaluation of an Iyengar yoga program for breast cancer survivorsAmy E Speed-Andrews
Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
Cancer Nurs 33:369-81. 2010..Preliminary findings suggest yoga can improve quality of life (QoL) in breast cancer survivors, but few studies have focused on Iyengar yoga (IY).
- Yoga-based intervention for carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized trialM S Garfinkel
Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
JAMA 280:1601-3. 1998..Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common complication of repetitive activities and causes significant morbidity...
- Evaluation of the effectiveness and efficacy of Iyengar yoga therapy on chronic low back painKimberly Williams
Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2066-76. 2009The effectiveness and efficacy of Iyengar yoga for chronic low back pain (CLBP) were assessed with intention-to-treat and per-protocol analysis...
- Effect of yoga on arrhythmia burden, anxiety, depression, and quality of life in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: the YOGA My Heart StudyDhanunjaya Lakkireddy
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas
J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1177-82. 2013The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of yoga on atrial fibrillation (AF) burden, quality of life (QoL), depression, and anxiety scores.
- Yoga for asthma? A systematic review of randomized clinical trialsPaul Posadzki
Department of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
J Asthma 48:632-9. 2011The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a treatment option for asthma.
- Effects of yoga exercise on serum adiponectin and metabolic syndrome factors in obese postmenopausal womenJeong Ah Lee
Department of Physical Education, Kyungsung University, Busan, South Korea
Menopause 19:296-301. 2012Regular and continuous yoga exercise is one of the most important nonpharmacological methods of improving serum lipid concentrations, adipose tissue, and metabolic syndrome factors...
- "I'm more in balance": a qualitative study of yoga for patients with chronic neck painHolger Cramer
Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
J Altern Complement Med 19:536-42. 2013This study investigated the perceived influence of yoga on body perception and psychosocial aspects of life for patients with chronic neck pain.
- Characteristics of yoga users: results of a national surveyGurjeet S Birdee
Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1653-8. 2008There are limited data on the characteristics of yoga users in the U.S.
- Yoga in schizophrenia: a systematic review of randomised controlled trialsD Vancampfort
University Psychiatric Centre Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, campus Kortenberg, Belgium
Acta Psychiatr Scand 126:12-20. 2012The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a complementary treatment on general psychopathology, positive and negative symptoms and health-related quality of life (HRQL) for people with schizophrenia...
- The effects of yoga on anxiety and stressAmber W Li
St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
Altern Med Rev 17:21-35. 2012..Efforts are underway to find non-pharmacologic therapies to relieve stress and anxiety, and yoga is one option for which results are promising...
- Yoga for breast cancer patients and survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysisHolger Cramer
Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Knappschafts Krankenhaus, Am Deimelsberg 34a, 45276 Essen, Germany
BMC Cancer 12:412. 2012Many breast cancer patients and survivors use yoga to cope with their disease...
- Randomized controlled pilot trial of yoga in overweight and obese breast cancer survivors: effects on quality of life and anthropometric measuresAlyson J Littman
Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Metropolitan Park West, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Support Care Cancer 20:267-77. 2012To obtain estimates of time to recruit the study sample, retention, facility-based class attendance and home practice for a study of yoga in breast cancer survivors, and its efficacy on fatigue, quality of life (QOL), and weight change.
- The effects of yoga on mood in psychiatric inpatientsRoberta Lavey
Rehabilitation Services at New Hampshire Hospital, USA
Psychiatr Rehabil J 28:399-402. 2005The effects of yoga on mood were examined in 13 psychiatric inpatients at New Hampshire Hospital. Participants completed the Profile of Mood States (POMS) prior to and following participation in a yoga class...
- Effect of Sahaj Yoga on neuro-cognitive functions in patients suffering from major depressionV K Sharma
Department of Physiology, Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 50:375-83. 2006Cognitive functions are impaired in Major Depression. Studies on the effects of Yoga on cognitive functions have shown improvement in memory, vigilance and anxiety levels...
- Yoga of Awareness program for menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors: results from a randomized trialJames W Carson
Department of Anesthesiology and Peri Operative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Support Care Cancer 17:1301-9. 2009..The aim of this preliminary, randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the effects of a yoga intervention on menopausal symptoms in a sample of survivors of early-stage breast cancer (stages IA-IIB).
- Anxiolytic effects of a yoga program in early breast cancer patients undergoing conventional treatment: a randomized controlled trialM Raghavendra Rao
Departments of CAM, Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology, Bangalore Institute of Oncology, Bangalore, India
Complement Ther Med 17:1-8. 2009This study compares the anxiolytic effects of a yoga program and supportive therapy in breast cancer outpatients undergoing conventional treatment at a cancer centre.
- Yoga for chronic low back pain: a randomized trialHelen E Tilbrook
University of York, Heslington, United Kingdom
Ann Intern Med 155:569-78. 2011Previous studies indicate that yoga may be an effective treatment for chronic or recurrent low back pain.
- Yoga in stroke rehabilitation: a systematic review and results of a pilot studyHolly Lynton
Continuum Center for Health and Healing, New York, New York, USA
Top Stroke Rehabil 14:1-8. 2007This article presents a systematic review of the literature pertaining to the use of yoga in stroke rehabilitation...
- Impact of relaxation training according to Yoga In Daily Life® system on perceived stress after breast cancer surgeryTine Kovacic
Centre for Education, Work and Care Dobrna, Dobrna, Slovenia
Integr Cancer Ther 10:16-26. 2011..pilot study was to gather information on the immediate and short-term effects of relaxation training according to Yoga In Daily Life(®) (YIDL) system on the psychological distress of breast cancer patients...
- Iyengar yoga for young adults with rheumatoid arthritis: results from a mixed-methods pilot studySubhadra Evans
Pediatric Pain Program, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 39:904-13. 2010..Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease that often impacts patient's quality of life. For young people with RA, there is a need for rehabilitative approaches that have been shown to be safe and to lead to improved functioning...
- Risk indices associated with the insulin resistance syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and possible protection with yoga: a systematic reviewKim E Innes
Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative Therapies, Blake Center, PO Box 800905, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0905, USA
J Am Board Fam Pract 18:491-519. 2005To conduct a systematic review of published literature regarding the effects of yoga, a promising mind-body therapy, on specific anthropometric and physiologic indices of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and on related clinical endpoints.
- The health benefits of yoga and exercise: a review of comparison studiesAlyson Ross
School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Altern Complement Med 16:3-12. 2010..A growing body of evidence supports the belief that yoga benefits physical and mental health via down-regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and the ..
- Psychophysiologic effects of Hatha Yoga on musculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary function: a literature reviewJames A Raub
National Center for Environmental Assessment, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
J Altern Complement Med 8:797-812. 2002b>Yoga has become increasingly popular in Western cultures as a means of exercise and fitness training; however, it is still depicted as trendy as evidenced by an April 2001 Time magazine cover story on "The Power of Yoga...
- A pilot randomized controlled trial of the Yoga of Awareness program in the management of fibromyalgiaJames W Carson
Department of Anesthesiology and Peri Operative Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 3011, USA
Pain 151:530-9. 2010..The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the effects of a comprehensive yoga intervention on FM symptoms and coping...
- Yoga for cancer patients and survivorsJulienne E Bower
Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 7076, USA
Cancer Control 12:165-71. 2005b>Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years to improve physical and emotional well-being. Empirical research on yoga has been ongoing for several decades, including several recent studies conducted with cancer patients and survivors.
- A brief but comprehensive lifestyle education program based on yoga reduces risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitusRamesh L Bijlani
Integral Health Clinic, Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
J Altern Complement Med 11:267-74. 2005The objective of the study was to study the short-term impact of a brief lifestyle intervention based on yoga on some of the biochemical indicators of risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus.
- Yoga for arthritis: a scoping reviewSteffany Haaz
Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Rheum Dis Clin North Am 37:33-46. 2011This article reviews the existing literature on using yoga for arthritis...
- Yoga for chronic low back pain in a predominantly minority population: a pilot randomized controlled trialRobert B Saper
Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 15:18-27. 2009Several studies suggest yoga may be effective for chronic low back pain; however, trials targeting minorities have not been conducted...
- A randomized trial comparing yoga, stretching, and a self-care book for chronic low back painKaren J Sherman
Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Arch Intern Med 171:2019-26. 2011Chronic low back pain is a common problem lacking highly effective treatment options. Small trials suggest that yoga may have benefits for this condition...
- Effects of yoga on stress management in healthy adults: A systematic reviewCecilia S M Chong
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Altern Ther Health Med 17:32-8. 2011This article reports a systematic review and critical appraisal of the effect of yoga on stress management in healthy adults.
- Effects of an integrated yoga programme on chemotherapy-induced nausea and emesis in breast cancer patientsR M Raghavendra
Department of Life Sciences, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore, India
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 16:462-74. 2007This study examined the effect of an integrated yoga programme on chemotherapy-related nausea and emesis in early operable breast cancer outpatients...
- Yoga in cardiac health (a review)Satyajit R Jayasinghe
Continuum Heart Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Avenue at 16th Street, New York 10010, USA
Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:369-75. 2004This review studies the efficacy of yoga in the primary and secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease and post-myocardial infarction patient rehabilitation...
- Beneficial effects of yoga lifestyle on reversibility of ischaemic heart disease: caring heart project of International Board of YogaJ Yogendra
The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, Mumbai
J Assoc Physicians India 52:283-9. 2004b>Yoga based lifestyle modifications have been earlier shown to be beneficial in coronary artery disease in a small number of patients...
- Randomized, controlled, six-month trial of yoga in healthy seniors: effects on cognition and quality of lifeBarry S Oken
Department of Neurology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 12:40-7. 2006..There are potential benefits of mind-body techniques on cognitive function because the techniques involve an active attentional or mindfulness component, but this has not been fully explored...
- Exercise and self-esteem in menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial involving walking and yogaSteriani Elavsky
Department of Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, 268 B Recreation Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Am J Health Promot 22:83-92. 2007To examine the effects of walking and yoga on multidimensional self-esteem and roles played by self-efficacy, body composition, and physical activity (PA) in changes in esteem.
- A randomised controlled trial of yoga for the treatment of chronic low back pain: results of a pilot studyHelen Cox
Department of Health Sciences, SRB Area 4, University of York, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:187-93. 2010To conduct a pilot trial of yoga for the treatment of chronic low back pain (LBP) to inform the feasibility and practicality of conducting a full-scale trial in the UK; and to assess the efficacy of yoga for the treatment of chronic low ..
- Yoga for chronic neck pain: a pilot randomized controlled clinical trialAndreas Michalsen
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
J Pain 13:1122-30. 2012b>Yoga has been found effective in the treatment of chronic low back pain. We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of Iyengar yoga in chronic neck pain by means of a randomized clinical trial. Seventy-seven patients (aged 47.9 ± 7...
- Yoga lifestyle intervention reduces blood pressure in HIV-infected adults with cardiovascular disease risk factorsW T Cade
Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 4940 Parkview Place, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
HIV Med 11:379-88. 2010..We conducted a prospective, randomized, controlled study to evaluate whether a yoga lifestyle intervention improves CVD risk factors, virological or immunological status, or quality of life (QOL) in ..
- Randomized-controlled trial comparing yoga and home-based exercise for chronic neck painHolger Cramer
Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
Clin J Pain 29:216-23. 2013..There is growing evidence for the effectiveness of yoga for relieving musculoskeletal disorders...
- State anxiety, psychological stress and positive well-being responses to yoga and aerobic exercise in people with schizophrenia: a pilot studyDavy Vancampfort
Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Disabil Rehabil 33:684-9. 2011..comparative trial was undertaken in patients with schizophrenia to evaluate changes in state anxiety, psychological stress and subjective well-being after single sessions of yoga and aerobic exercise compared with a control condition.
- Does practicing hatha yoga satisfy recommendations for intensity of physical activity which improves and maintains health and cardiovascular fitness?Marshall Hagins
Division of Physical Therapy, Long Island University, One University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
BMC Complement Altern Med 7:40. 2007Little is known about the metabolic and heart rate responses to a typical hatha yoga session...
- Yoga for schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysisHolger Cramer
Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Am Deimelsberg 34a, Essen 45276, Germany
BMC Psychiatry 13:32. 2013The aim of this review was to systematically review and meta-analyze the effects of yoga on symptoms of schizophrenia, quality of life, function, and hospitalization in patients with schizophrenia.
- Benefits of yoga for African American heart failure patientsPaula R Pullen
Department of Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:651-7. 2010..b>Yoga therapy has been found to improve physical and psychological parameters among healthy individuals, but its effect ..
- Effects of a prenatal yoga programme on the discomforts of pregnancy and maternal childbirth self-efficacy in TaiwanYi Chin Sun
Department of Nursing, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Midwifery 26:e31-6. 2010to evaluate a yoga programme provided to primigravidas in the third trimester of pregnancy with the aim of decreasing the discomforts associated with pregnancy and increasing childbirth self-efficacy.
- A comprehensive yoga programs improves pain, anxiety and depression in chronic low back pain patients more than exercise: an RCTP Tekur
Division of Yoga and Life Sciences, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation SVYASA, Bengaluru, India
Complement Ther Med 20:107-18. 2012Previously, outpatient Yoga programs for patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) lasting several months have been found to reduce pain, analgesic requirement and disability, and improve spinal mobility...
- Evaluation of the mental health benefits of yoga in a secondary school: a preliminary randomized controlled trialSat Bir S Khalsa
Sleep Disorders Research Program, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Behav Health Serv Res 39:80-90. 2012The goal of this study was to evaluate potential mental health benefits of yoga for adolescents in secondary school...
- Effect of an office worksite-based yoga program on heart rate variability: a randomized controlled trialBirinder S Cheema
School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown, Australia
BMC Public Health 11:578. 2011..Hatha yoga is a physically demanding practice that can help to reduce stress; however, time constraints incurred by work and ..
- An assessment of a sequence of yoga exercises to patients with arterial hypertensionJulio Mizuno
Department of Physical Education, Institute of Biosciences, Rio Claro, Sao Paulo State University, Av 24A, no 1515, Bela Vista, Rio Claro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Bodyw Mov Ther 17:35-41. 2013This quasi-experimental study describes the effects of a yoga sequence following hemodynamic and biochemical parameters in patients with hypertension...
- A pragmatic multicentered randomized controlled trial of yoga for chronic low back pain: economic evaluationLing Hsiang Chuang
York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, The University of York, Heslington, York, UK
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1593-601. 2012..Multicentered randomized controlled trial with quality of life and resource use data collected...
- Acute effects of aerobic exercise and Hatha yoga on craving to smokeAndrea Elibero
Tobacco Research and Intervention Program, Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33617, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 13:1140-8. 2011..The current study was designed to compare and contrast the effects of 2 different forms of physical activity on general and cue-elicited craving to smoke...
- Yoga as a complementary treatment for smoking cessation in womenBeth C Bock
Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:240-8. 2012..Studies outside the realm of smoking cessation have shown that yoga practice also reduces perceived stress and negative affect.
- A pilot study of gentle yoga for sleep disturbance in women with osteoarthritisDiana M Taibi
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7262, USA
Sleep Med 12:512-7. 2011The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility and acceptability of a gentle yoga intervention for sleep disturbance in older women with osteoarthritis (OA) and to collect initial efficacy data on the intervention.
- Yoga practice in diabetes improves physical and psychological outcomesMadhu Kosuri
Yoga and Diabetes Group, Institute of Yoga and Consciousness, Visakhapatnam, India
Metab Syndr Relat Disord 7:515-7. 2009The aim of this study was to examine the effect of yoga practice on clinical and psychological outcomes in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- Laughter yoga versus group exercise program in elderly depressed women: a randomized controlled trialMahvash Shahidi
Department of Counseling, School of Psychology and Training Sciences, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:322-7. 2011Laughter Yoga founded by M. Kataria is a combination of unconditioned laughter and yogic breathing. Its effect on mental and physical aspects of healthy individuals was shown to be beneficial.
- A pilot study measuring the impact of yoga on the trait of mindfulnessDanielle V Shelov
Yeshiva University, New York, USA
Behav Cogn Psychother 37:595-8. 2009The current study examined whether yoga would increase levels of mindfulness in a healthy population.
- Effect of six weeks yoga training on weight loss following step test, respiratory pressures, handgrip strength and handgrip endurance in young healthy subjects- Madanmohan
Department of Physiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research JIPMER, Pondicherry 605 006
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 52:164-70. 2008The present study was designed to test whether yoga training of six weeks duration modulates sweating response to dynamic exercise and improves respiratory pressures, handgrip strength and handgrip endurance...
- Immediate effect of specific nostril manipulating yoga breathing practices on autonomic and respiratory variablesP Raghuraj
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation, Bangalore, India
Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback 33:65-75. 2008The effect of right, left, and alternate nostril yoga breathing (i.e., RNYB, LNYB, and ANYB, respectively) were compared with breath awareness (BAW) and normal breathing (CTL)...
- Is yoga effective for pain? A systematic review of randomized clinical trialsPaul Posadzki
Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Complement Ther Med 19:281-7. 2011The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a treatment option for any type of pain.
- Yoga for low back pain: a systematic review of randomized clinical trialsPaul Posadzki
Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, 25 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, UK
Clin Rheumatol 30:1257-62. 2011It has been suggested that yoga has a positive effect on low back pain and function. The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of yoga as a treatment option for low back pain...
- Assessing depression following two ancient Indian interventions: effects of yoga and ayurveda on older adults in a residential homeManjunath Nandi Krishnamurthy
Division of Life Sciences, Swami Vivekananda Yoga University, Bangalore, India
J Gerontol Nurs 33:17-23. 2007The effects of yoga and ayurveda on geriatric depression were evaluated in 69 persons older than 60 who were living in a residential home...
- Efficacy and safety of meditative movement therapies in fibromyalgia syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsJost Langhorst
Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, University of Duisburg Essen, Kliniken Essen Mitte, 45276 Essen, Germany
Rheumatol Int 33:193-207. 2013..review with meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of meditative movement therapies (Qigong, Tai Chi and Yoga) in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) was carried out. We screened Clinicaltrials...
- Yoga for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors: a randomized controlled trialJulienne E Bower
Department of Psychology, University of California Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Cancer 118:3766-75. 2012..Cancer-related fatigue afflicts up to 33% of breast cancer survivors, yet there are no empirically validated treatments for this symptom...
- Yoga therapy as an adjunctive treatment for schizophrenia: a randomized, controlled pilot studyElizabeth Visceglia
J Altern Complement Med 17:601-7. 2011There has been limited study of therapeutic yoga as a complementary treatment for schizophrenia...
- Yoga as a therapeutic intervention: a bibliometric analysis of published research studiesSat Bir S Khalsa
Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 48:269-85. 2004Although yoga is historically a spiritual discipline, it has also been used clinically as a therapeutic intervention...
- Effect of a 12-week yoga intervention on fear of falling and balance in older adults: a pilot studyArlene A Schmid
Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development, Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence Based Practice, and the Health Services Research and Development Stroke Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:576-83. 2010To determine whether fear of falling (FoF) and balance improved after a 12-week yoga intervention among older adults.
- Integrating modern dermatology and Ayurveda in the treatment of vitiligo and lymphedema in IndiaSaravu R Narahari
Department of Integrative Dermatology, Institute of Applied Dermatology, Kasaragod, India
Int J Dermatol 50:310-34. 2011....
- Stress management: a randomized study of cognitive behavioural therapy and yogaJens Granath
Department of Psychology and Centre for Health Equity Studies CHESS, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Cogn Behav Ther 35:3-10. 2006..However, no significant difference was found between the 2 programs. The results indicate that both cognitive behaviour therapy and yoga are promising stress management techniques.
- Effects of hatha yoga on well-being in healthy adults in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of IranNe Hadi
Department of Community Medicine, Shiraz Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Islamic Republic of Iran
East Mediterr Health J 13:829-37. 2007There have been many studies on yoga and its effects on physical function, but less attention has been paid to self assessment of improvement in physical and mental health and well-being by yoga practitioners...
- Yoga for women with metastatic breast cancer: results from a pilot studyJames W Carson
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 33:331-41. 2007..This pilot/feasibility study examined a novel, yoga-based palliative intervention, the Yoga of Awareness Program, in a sample of women with MBC...
- Prevalence and patterns of adult yoga use in the United States: results of a national surveyRobert B Saper
Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 10:44-9. 2004Although yoga appears to be popular in the United States, there are no published studies on yoga's prevalence or patterns of use.
- The effect of iyengar yoga and strengthening exercises for people living with osteoarthritis of the knee: a case seriesElaine L Bukowski
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240, USA
Int Q Community Health Educ 26:287-305. 2006..of 15 women and men performed one of the following: traditional stretching and strengthening exercises, Iyengar yoga, or no structured group exercise...
- Effects of yoga on inflammation and exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failurePaula R Pullen
Department of Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Card Fail 14:407-13. 2008..b>Yoga combines physical and breathing exercises that may benefit patients with HF...
- Hatha yoga for depression: critical review of the evidence for efficacy, plausible mechanisms of action, and directions for future researchLisa A Uebelacker
Brown University School of Medicine and Butler Hospital 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Psychiatr Pract 16:22-33. 2010The purpose of this article is to review the evidence for the efficacy of hatha yoga for depression and possible mechanisms by which yoga may have an impact on depression, and to outline directions for future research.
- Aerobic capacity & perceived exertion after practice of Hatha yogic exercisesU S Ray
Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, Lucknow Road, Timarpur, Delhi 110054, India
Indian J Med Res 114:215-21. 2001..Twelve subjects dropped out during the course of study. One group (yoga, n = 17) practiced Hatha yogic exercises for 1 h every morning (6 days in a week) for six months...
- Effect of yoga based lifestyle intervention on state and trait anxietyNidhi Gupta
Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol 50:41-7. 2006..aim of the study was to study the short-term impact of a comprehensive but brief lifestyle intervention, based on yoga, on anxiety levels in normal and diseased subjects...
- Rapid stress reduction and anxiolysis among distressed women as a consequence of a three-month intensive yoga programAndreas Michalsen
Department of Integrative and Internal Medicine V, Kliniken Essen Mitte, Chair of Complementary Medicine at the University Duisburg Essen, Germany
Med Sci Monit 11:CR555-561. 2005Emotional distress is an increasing public health problem and Hatha yoga has been claimed to induce stress reduction and empowerment in practicing subjects...
- Iyengar yoga for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knees: a pilot studySharon L Kolasinski
Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
J Altern Complement Med 11:689-93. 2005..program can be difficult for patients, and little is known about the benefits of alternative therapies such as yoga. The aim of this pilot study was to assess the feasibility of using yoga in the tradition of B.K.S...
- Efficacy of Yoga for Treatment-Resistant PTSDBessel Van der Kolk; Fiscal Year: 2010..proposal is: can a popular technique that specifically targets active mastery and improved affect regulation, yoga, which is utilized by approximately 4% of the US population each year (1), improve the constellation of PTSD ..
- A Culturally Tailored LIfestyle Intervention to Prevent Diabetes in South Asians:KABAYAM M VENKAT NARAYAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..and the DVD include exercises based on culturally appropriate activities, including traditional folk dances, yoga, and walking, and use South Asian music and instructors...
- Iyengar yoga for adolescents and young adults with irritable bowel syndromeSubhadra Evans; Fiscal Year: 2013..provided by applicant): The proposed Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) entitled 'Iyengar yoga for adolescents and young adults with irritable bowel syndrome'is a first resubmission in response to PA-09-..
- A Pilot Study of Yoga for Breathing and Quality of Life of Lung Cancer PatientsJUDITH MARIE FOULADBAKHSH; Fiscal Year: 2013..Hence, there is a critical need for evidenced-based adjunctive therapies such as yoga for symptom management...
- Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Yoga in Head and Neck Cancer SurvivorsSheila H Ridner; Fiscal Year: 2013..b>Yoga is less costly than PT, available in many communities, and has known health benefits...
- Connective tissue and nervous system mechanisms of CAM therapies for low back paiHelene M Langevin; Fiscal Year: 2013..g. massage) and movement-based (e.g. yoga) CAM therapies that have been found to be efficacious in clinical trials of chronic and recurrent low back pain (..
- Restorative Yoga for Therapy of the Metabolic Syndrome (RHYTHMS) studyAlka M Kanaya; Fiscal Year: 2012..b>Yoga is an ancient self-awareness system that combines the use of body postures, breathing, and mental focus...
- Effects of Yoga on CVD Risk Factors among African Americans: Jackson Heart StudyGailen D Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2013..Clinical studies of the effects of yoga on mitigating CVD risk factors, although small in nature, have demonstrated promising results...
- Development of a Yoga Intervention for Antenatal DepressionCynthia L Battle; Fiscal Year: 2012..Prenatal yoga is a good candidate for a treatment that might be efficacious as well as acceptable and safe to pregnant women...
- Yoga and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Older WomenKAREN KIM E INNES; Fiscal Year: 2012..There is growing evidence that the practice of yoga may offer a safe and cost-effective strategy for reducing IRS-related risk factors for CVD in both diabetic and non-..
- Effects of Mind-Body Interventions on Metabolic Syndrome RiskJENNIFER JOAN DAUBENMIER; Fiscal Year: 2011..Dr. Daubenmier's research has shown that yoga and meditation practices are associated with greater psychological well-being, less disordered eating, greater ..
- The Treatment of Depression with Yoga and WalkingCHRIS CONWAY STREETER; Fiscal Year: 2013..Both yoga practices and vagal nerve stimulation (VNS) can increase PNS activity by increasing vagal tone...
- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Women at Risk for Cardiovascular DiseaseKAREN LYNN SABAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..Furthermore, studies demonstrate that lifestyle changes, such exercise and yoga, can reverse endothelial dysfunction...
- Aging Fitness &Failure: Mechanisms of Diastolic DysfunctionBenjamin D Levine; Fiscal Year: 2013..an exercise program involving high intensity aerobic intervals, lower intensity endurance and strength training or yoga control...
- Mechanobiology in CAM: Differential Effects of AmplitudeROBERT ALLEN HARTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013..used in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) motion- based therapies like chiropractic mobilization and yoga. Specifically, coupled axial rotation with posterior-anterior translation (simulating chiropractic mobilization ..
- Mind-body therapies for patients with end-stage renal diseaseGURJEET SINGH BIRDEE; Fiscal Year: 2013..skills through advanced training and mentorship to conduct clinical research of the therapeutic application of yoga practice during MHD. MHD is a life-sustaining treatment for many patients with ESRD...
- Massage Therapy In Eccentric Exercise Induced Muscle Weakness And InflammationTHOMAS MICHAEL BEST; Fiscal Year: 2012..numbers of people have turned to alternative approaches including myofacial release, massage, acupuncture, and yoga. According to the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA, http://www.amtamassage...
- Yoga for Women Attempting Smoking Cessation: An Initial InvestigationBeth Bock; Fiscal Year: 2009..b>Yoga is an ancient, multi-component system consisting of both mental and physical practices or "Sudras"...
- Yoga for women with breast cancer undergoing radiotherapyLorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2013..b>Yoga, an ancient Indian science, incorporates stress-reduction techniques including regulated breathing, visual imagery, ..
- Effectiveness of Yoga on Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Patients with Pre- and StagMARSHALL A HAGINS; Fiscal Year: 2012..There is general evidence across multiple studies that yoga programs may be effective in the reduction of blood pressure...
- Molecular effects of mind-body intervention on GC sensitivity and immune functionJEFFREY MILUSH; Fiscal Year: 2013..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Mind-body interventions, such as meditation and yoga, may have important effects on the immune system in part through the effects of these interventions on stress ..
- Morgan State University-Public Health Program-CAM Research Training Program (InstYVONNE LAFAYETTE BRONNER; Fiscal Year: 2010..To date MSU-PHP CAM Fellows have investigated the relationship of Yoga to hypertension, black tea and lipid excretion, concordance of practitioner/patient beliefs on CAM treatment ..
- Efficacy of Yoga as an Alternative Therapy for Smoking CessationBeth C Bock; Fiscal Year: 2013..9 Recent research suggests that yoga is an acceptable and potentially effective alternative therapy for smoking cessation for several reasons: As a form ..
- Controlled breathing and neural markers of self-regulation in adolescent smokersDara Ghahremani; Fiscal Year: 2013..Preliminary studies show that training in yoga-based controlled breathing techniques can reduce smoking and nicotine withdrawal symptoms...
- Effect of Sit 'N'Fit Chair Yoga on Community-dwelling Elders with OsteoarthritisJuyoung Park; Fiscal Year: 2013..Movement therapies, exercise, and yoga have demonstrated effectiveness in reducing the pain of OA, improving physical function, reducing depression, and ..
- Psychological stress, associate biologic mediators, and ovarian cancer riskShelley S Tworoger; Fiscal Year: 2013..Further, this research could lead to substantial improvements in prevention, since behavioral interventions (e.g., yoga) can reduce perceived stress...
- A Home Exercise Program (DVD) for Women with Infants and Young ChildrenCHERYL LYNN ALBRIGHT; Fiscal Year: 2012..Features include the ability to select one to five 10-minute videos demonstrating yoga, aerobics, Pilates, and strengthening exercises for mothers with infants 2 to 8 months of age...
- Lifestyle Modification and blood Pressure Study (LIMBS)Debbie L Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2013Hypertension prevalence continues to increase in the United States. Yoga, a form of mind body therapy has become increasingly popular in the United States and represents an alternative to drug therapy...
- Effect of exercise on cortisol dysregulation in ovarian cancer survivorsBrenda Cartmel; Fiscal Year: 2013..Recently a small randomized study in Stage II-IV breast cancer survivors has shown that yoga beneficially affects both cortisol patterns and fatigue...
- Quantification of Outcome Measures for Mind Body InterventionsHerbert Benson; Fiscal Year: 2013..The original proposal consists of a randomized, controlled trial of meditation and yoga compared with an attention control group in stressed but otherwise healthy subjects...
- Research Training: Complementary &Integrative MedicineGloria Y Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2013..The training program focuses on mind-body therapies (including yoga, tai chi, meditation, and placebo phenomenon), Asian medicine (including acupuncture and Ayurveda) and dietary ..
- Safe &Effective Yoga Prescription for Older Adults: Biomechanical ConsiderationsGeorge J Salem; Fiscal Year: 2011..S. Department of Health &Human Services and the National Recreation &Park Association both recommend Yoga as a form of total-solution exercise for older adults, capable of providing cardiovascular fitness, resistance ..
- Alternative treatments for disc degeneration: Effects on matrix homeostasisGwendolyn A Sowa; Fiscal Year: 2013..It is biologically plausible that CAM therapies, such as yoga or nutritional supplements, may exert their beneficial actions on the spine through these pathways...
- Iyengar yoga for young people with rheumatoid arthritisLonnie K Zeltzer; Fiscal Year: 2010..This R21 project will compare a standardized group administered Iyengar Yoga program (IYP) for adolescents and young adults (AYA) with RA to a waitlist control condition comprised of standard ..
- Breast Cancer Survivors: Physical Activity, Inflammation, Fatigue, and DistressJanice K Kiecolt-Glaser; Fiscal Year: 2012..clinical trial, building on preliminary studies that have demonstrated anti-inflammatory changes associated with yoga. A total of 200 stage I, II, and Ilia breast cancer survivors will be recruited, ages 40 and older;the women will ..
- Neuroimaging biomarkers of Mind-Body treatment response in chronic visceral painKirsten Tillisch; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mind-Body treatments such as meditation, yoga or hypnosis have been shown to improve subjective symptoms in several persistent pain disorders including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)...
- Pilot Investigation of Behavioral Alternatives to Indoor TanningSherry L Pagoto; Fiscal Year: 2013..b>Yoga is efficacious for stress reduction and so may have potential to be a healthy alternative to IT...
- Yoga vs. Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain in Minority PopulationsROBERT BRUCE SAPER; Fiscal Year: 2013..Pilot data collected at one of the proposed study sites demonstrate yoga is a feasible and possibly effective intervention for CLBP in minority populations...
- Training Researchers in Clinical Integrative Medicine (TRIM)Judith T Moskowitz; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Integrative medicine approaches, including meditation, yoga, tai chi, massage, and other practices are widely used by Americans in the hope of obtaining health benefits...
- The Impact of Yoga Supplementation On Cognitive Function Among Indian OutpatientsTriptish Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2013..Hence, non- pharmacological interventions are worth consideration. Yoga is known to enhance cognitive abilities in healthy persons...
- Imaging Cerebral and Sub-cerebral Correlates of Meditative StatesERIC LEE SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010..of the nature of bodily states of awareness that are traditionally reported in conjunction with advanced yoga meditation practices, such as Tibetan gTummo meditation...
- Dance/Modified Yoga: A Health Strategy for AA Women at Risk for Chronic DiseasesCANDACE C JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2013..video intervention choreographed and produced by the applicant under the direction of skilled PA, dance, and yoga practitioners...
- Enhancing HIV treatment adherence in Bangalore: The Chetana studyMARIA L EKSTRAND; Fiscal Year: 2013..also includes other culturally-relevant topics designed to enhance physical and mental health among PLHA, including yoga/meditation, nutrition, legal services, and assistance accessing local resources...
- Couple-Based Mind-Body Program for Lung Cancer Patients and their PartnersKathrin Milbury; Fiscal Year: 2013..Little is known about a couple-based approach to improving quality of life (QOL). A mind-body program (e.g., yoga, tai chi) that uses a couple-based approach may be particularly effective in reducing psychological and ..
- Measuring Patient Expectations for CAM TherapiesKaren J Sherman; Fiscal Year: 2013..as well as from providers of four CAM therapies commonly used for back pain (acupuncture, chiropractic, massage, yoga)...
- A New Translational Tool for Studying the Role of Breathing in Meditation.Margaret Ann Chesney; Fiscal Year: 2013Abstract Breathing exercises, alone or as a component of mind-body interventions such as meditation and yoga, have potential for amelioration of a wide range of acute and chronic disorders...
- Measure of Body AwarenessWolf E Mehling; Fiscal Year: 2010..health benefits obtained from therapeutic approaches characterized as mind-body and/or manual therapies, such as Yoga, Tai Chi, massage, mindfulness- based therapies, and Feldenkrais...
- Yoga Therapy to Improve Function among Veterans with Chronic Low Back PainErik J Groessl; Fiscal Year: 2012..b>Yoga is an inexpensive treatment option with increasing evidence supporting its efficacy...
- MSI FLASH: An RCT of Yoga and Ultra Low-Dose Estrogen Gel for Vasomotor SymptomsKatherine M Newton; Fiscal Year: 2012..In this site application we propose a multicenter, factorial design, RCT of yoga, ultra low-dose estradiol (E2) gel and placebo gel to be conducted in Seattle, Indianapolis and Boston...
- RCT of hatha yoga for persistent depressionLisa A Uebelacker; Fiscal Year: 2013..Hatha yoga, with its focus on promoting good mental and physical health rather than on alleviating problems, may be a viable ..
- Connective Tissue Motion MeasureRobert T Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010..the effect of therapies that may have a therapeutic effect on connective tissue including manual therapies and yoga as well as acupuncture...
- Evaluation of yoga as a treatment for insomnia in posttraumatic stress disorderJESSICA JOY NOGGLE; Fiscal Year: 2013..Both PTSD and insomnia are associated with chronic activation of the sympathetic nervous system or hyperarousal. Yoga, due to its ability to reduce physiological arousal, may significantly reduce insomnia in PTSD patients as well as ..
- Evaluation of Yoga for Substance Use Risk Factors in the High School SettingSUNNY H SHIN; Fiscal Year: 2013..More specifically, it will evaluate the efficacy of yoga taught during school to positively influence risk and protective factors of substance use and the initiation and ..
- Yoga-based symptom management for metastatic breast cancerLaura S Porter; Fiscal Year: 2013..Despite medical advances in treating cancer pain, many patients do not experience adequate pain relief. Yoga-based interventions have shown promise for improving the management of pain and pain-related symptoms but have not ..
- Development of a Translational Tool to Study Yoga TherapyCrystal L Park; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Evidence is accumulating suggesting the effectiveness of yoga with a range of physical health problems...
- Yoga Therapy Research Conference 2011SAT BIR SINGH KHALSA; Fiscal Year: 2011DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The popularity of the use of yoga as a therapeutic intervention is high and is growing rapidly amongst the general population...
- Cardiovascular Effects of lyengar YogaRaymond Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2006..However, mind-body therapies (MBT) such as mediation and yoga are gaining popularity in managing elevations in blood pressure...
- Implementing Evidence-Based Treatments for Persistent Back Pain into Primary CareDaniel C Cherkin; Fiscal Year: 2013..e., spinal manipulation, acupuncture, massage, yoga, cognitive behavioral therapy, progressive relaxation)...
- Preliminary study of a Yoga Program to catalyze health behavior changeSara W Lazar; Fiscal Year: 2013DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mind-body practices such as yoga and meditation have been shown to be highly effective for reducing stress and enhancing wellness...
- School-Based Mindfulness Intervention to Prevent Substance Use Among Urban YouthTamar Mendelson; Fiscal Year: 2013..R34 project is a randomized controlled study to assess the impact of a 24-week, school-based mindfulness and yoga intervention to prevent substance use among disadvantaged, urban youth...
- Academic Career Development in CAM Research and EducationROBERT SAPER; Fiscal Year: 2009..with low income populations, my first specific aim is to conduct a randomized controlled feasibility trial of hatha yoga classes versus a wait list control group for 30 low income English and Spanish speaking individuals with chronic ..
- A Wireless Wearable System to Measure Adherence to Mind-Body ProtocolsPaul Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2006..In a study protocol that uses mind body interventions such as meditation, yoga and tai chi, the small wireless sensor packages are worn on the body. Between 1 to 7 sensor packages can be used...
- MBSR Intervention to reduce stress in AD caregiversLisa Fredman; Fiscal Year: 2009..Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a mind-body technique that incorporates mindfulness meditation, yoga, and cognitive reappraisal with the goal of self-managing the psychological and physical distress resulting from ..
- Yoga, Health, and MeditationFrederick Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2004The UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (OCIM) and the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA) propose to create an international collaboration for research on the health effects of yoga...
- Prenatal Depression and a Yoga InterventionTiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010..Inasmuch as yoga, like massage, stimulates pressure receptors, it might be expected to have effects and underlying mechanisms that ..
- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction & Myocardial IschemiaDavid Sheps; Fiscal Year: 2007..Further, some studies have reported positive results with coronary risk factors using meditation and yoga. Current clinical meditation literature suggests that a mindfulness meditation based stress reduction program (i.e...
- The Effects of Yoga on Brain GABA LevelsCHRIS STREETER; Fiscal Year: 2009DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) techniques such as yoga increases, it is important that the mechanisms through which yoga exerts its salubrious effects are elucidated...
- Effects of Energy Healers on AtherosclerosisJoan Fox; Fiscal Year: 2003..There is growing interest in the use of interventional programs that include practices such as meditation and yoga that are based on Eastern spiritual philosophies...
- Efficacy of Yoga for Self-Management of Dyspnea in COPDVirginia Carrieri Kohlman; Fiscal Year: 2003..b>Yoga practice is a complementary therapy that people use to manage their dyspnea...
- Yoga for the Management of HIV-Metabolic SyndromesKevin Yarasheski; Fiscal Year: 2007..The ancient practice of a Yoga lifestyle has been re-popularized as a complementary, non-traditional treatment for metabolic, anthropomorphic, and ..