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A yoga intervention for young adults with elevated symptoms of depression
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Objective To examine the effects of a short-term Iyengar yoga course on mood in mildly depressed young adults. Design Young adults pre-screened for mild levels of depression were randomly assigned to a yoga course or wait-list control group. Setting College campus

Randomized controlled trial of yoga among a multiethnic sample of breast cancer patients: effects on quality of life
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Randomized Controlled Trial of Yoga Among a Multiethnic Sample of Breast Cancer Patients: Effects on Quality of Life

Stress due to exams in medical students-a role of Yoga
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A student under optimal stress does bring out his or her best, However extremes of stress can result in stress induced disorders and deteriorating performance. Can yoga be of benefit in stress induced effects in medical students The present study was conducted in first

Effect of yoga training on reaction time, respiratory endurance and muscle strength
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There is evidence that the practice of yoga improves physical and mental performance. The present investigation was undertaken to study the effect of yoga training on visual and auditory reaction times (RTs), maximum expiratory pressure (MEP), maximum inspiratory

Effect of yoga based lifestyle intervention on state and trait anxiety
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Considerable evidence exists for the place of mind body medicine in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Excessive anxiety is maladaptive. It is often considered to be the major component of unhealthy lifestyle that contributes significantly to the pathogenesis of not only

Improved performance in the Tower of London test following yoga
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One group practiced yoga for one hour fifteen minutes per day, 7 days a week, while the other group was given physical training for the same time

Yoga as an intervention for children with attention problems.
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A multiple baseline design across three grade level groups with a comparison group was employed to investigate the effectiveness of yoga for improving time on task with 10 elementary school children who evidenced attention problems. A yoga videotape

Improvement in hand grip strength in normal volunteers and rheumatoid arthritis patients following yoga training
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The present study aimed at assessing the effects of a set of yoga practices on normal adults (n= 37), children (n= 86), and patients with rheumatoid arthritis(n= 20). An equal number of normal adults, children, and patients with rheumatoid arthritis who did not practice yoga

Influence of Yoga Ayurveda on self-rated sleep in a geriatric population
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Background objectives: Sleep in older persons is characterized by decreased ability to stay asleep, resulting in fragmented sleep and reduced daytime alertness. Pharmacological treatment of insomnia in older persons is associated with hazardous side effects. Hence, the

Yoga as an adjunctive treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial
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Background: More than a third of the approximately 10 million women with histories of interpersonal violence in the United States develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Currently available treatments for this population have a high rate of incomplete response, in

Effect of yoga training on handgrip, respiratory pressures and pulmonary function
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Abstract: Although there are a number of reports on the effect of yoga training on pulmonary functions, very few studies have been undertaken on the effect of yoga training on respiratory pressures and handgrip endurance. Hence the present work was planned to

Spatial and verbal memory test scores following yoga and fine arts camps for school children
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Abstract: The performance scores of children (aged 11 to 16 years) in verbal and spatial memory tests were compared for two groups (n= 30, each), one attending a yoga camp and the other a fine arts camp. Both groups were assessed on the memory tasks initially and

Effect of short term yoga practice on ventilatory function tests
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Twentyfive normal male volunteers undergoing l. ten weeks course in the practice of yoga have been studied by some parameters of ventilat~ ry functions tests. The observations recorded at the end often weeks ofthe course have shown improved ventilatory functions in

Effect of yoga on cardiovascular system in subjects above 40 years
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Abstract: This study was conducted to examine the effect of yoga on cardiovascular function in subjects above 40 yrs of age. Pulse rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure and Valsalva ratio were studied in 50 control subjects (not doing any type of physical exercise)

Role of yoga in modifying certain cardiovascular functions in type 2 diabetic patients
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Objectives: 1. To study the effect of forty days of Yogic exercises on cardiac functions in Type 2 Diabetics. 2. To study the effect of forty days of Yogic exercises on blood glucose level, glycosylated hemoglobin. Methods: The present study done in twenty-four Type 2 DM cases

Study of pulmonary and autonomic functions of asthma patients after yoga training
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The concept of yoga is helpful for the treatment of Bronchial Asthma, has created a great interest in the medical research field. In order to investigate whether autonomic functions and pulmonary functions are improved in asthma patients after short term yoga training, a

Role of yoga in diabetes
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The science of yoga is an ancient one. It is a rich heritage of our culture. Several older books make a mention of the usefulness of yoga in the treatment of certain diseases and preservation of health in normal individuals. The effect of yogic practices on the

Effect of Sahaj Yoga on neuro-cognitive functions in patients suffering from major depression
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Cognitive functions are impaired in Major Depression. Studies on the effects of Yoga on cognitive functions have shown improvement in memory, vigilance and anxiety levels. 30 patients suffering from Major depression (age 18 to 45 years) were randomly divided into

Effect of yoga based lifestyle intervention on subjective well-being
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Yoga is assuming importance in improving mental health and quality of life in the treatment of a number of psychiatric and psychosomatic disorders. The present study was a prospective controlled study to explore the short-term impact of a comprehensive but brief

Comparison of effects of yoga physical exercise in athletes
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The effect of Pranayama a controlled breathing practice, on exercise tests was studied in athletes in two phases; sub-maximal and maximal exercise tests. At the end of phase I (One Year) both the groups (Control and experimental) achieved significantly higher work rate