Research Updates: yoga

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 207

    TAIBI and COLLEAGUES, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-7262, USA tested the feasibility and acceptability of a gentle yoga intervention for sleep disturbance in older 1


  2. Issue 207

    TELLES and COLLEAGUES, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Maharishi Dayanand Gram, Bahadrabad, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 249402, India. compared the effects of high-frequency yoga breathing – k1


  3. Issue 198

    VISCEGLIA and LEWIS,  studied therapeutic yoga as a complementary treatment for schizophrenia.


  4. Issue 198

    MODY, San Jose State University, Department of Kinesiology, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192, USA. studied the cardiorespiratory and metabolic responses of Surya Namaskar 1


  5. Issue 196

    PARSHAD and COLLEAGUES, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies compared changes in some cardiovascular parameters before and after the practice 1


  6. Issue 193

    HALL and COLLEAGUES, Rehabilitation Research Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Level E, Southampton, UK assessed the effect of eight weekly yoga sessions upon the quality of life of a woman with Parkinson's disease (PD).1


  7. Issue 193

    CARTER and COLLEAGUES, US Army Health Clinic, Dugway, UT, USA. review the extent and effects of chronic low back pain as a work-related disability upon employees' abili1


  8. Issue 192

    RAKHSHAEE, Department of Midwifery, Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Rasht, Iran.  assessed whether three yoga poses (Cobra, Cat, and Fish Poses) are able to reduce 1


  9. Issue 191

    SIBBRITT and COLLEAGUES, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia. sought to  determine the characteristics of yoga and meditat1


  10. Issue 182

    CHEN and COLLEAGUES, School of Nursing, Fooyin University, Taliao Township, Kaohsiung 831 Taiwan.  tested the effects of 6 months of silver yoga exercises in promoting the mental he1


  11. Issue 181

    SIMARD and COLLEAGUES, McGill University, Canada, conducted a pilot study to demonstrate the impact of a brief structured yoga intervention 1


  12. Issue 178

    LS WHITE,  Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA advocate the basis and objectives for yoga programs for children.


  13. Issue 177

    COHEN and COLLEAGUES,  Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA studied cerebral blood flow prior to and following 12-weeks of Iyengar yoga practice.


  14. Issue 177

    SHELOV and COLLEAGUES, Yeshiva University, New York, USA. conducted a study to determine whether yoga would increase mindfulness levels in a healthy study group.


  15. Issue 176

    PHOOSUWAN and COLLEAGUES, School of Sports Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. conducted a study as a preliminary report to investigate the effects of the weight bear1


  16. Issue 175

    KHALSA and COLLEAGUES,  Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.  conducted a controlled study to evaluate the bene1


  17. Issue 173

    TELLES and COLLEAGUES,  Swami Vivekananda Yoga Research Foundation [a Yoga University], Bangalore, India. studied the effect of yoga upon hand and body indices in computer users.


  18. Issue 172

    BERGER and COLLEAGUES,  Flushing Hospital, Queens, New York, USA examined yoga's effects on inner-city children's well-being.


  19. Issue 171

    VEMPATI and COLLEAGUES,  Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.  conducted a randomized controlled trial (RCT) to study the efficacy1


  20. Issue 169

    KULKAMI and BERA,  Scientific Research Department, Kaivalyadhama Yoga Research Institute, Lanavla 410 403, Pune review the literature regarding the mechanism of how yogic exercises restore health and fitness via psycho-neuro-immunology pathways.


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