Benefits of yoga for psychosocial well-being in a US high school curriculum: a preliminary randomized controlled trial.

@article{Noggle2012BenefitsOY,
  title={Benefits of yoga for psychosocial well-being in a US high school curriculum: a preliminary randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Jessica J. Noggle and Naomi J. Steiner and Takuya Minami and Sat Bir Singh Khalsa},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={193-201}
}
OBJECTIVE To test feasibility of yoga within a high school curriculum and evaluate preventive efficacy for psychosocial well-being. METHODS Grade 11 or 12 students (N = 51) who registered for physical education (PE) were cluster-randomized by class 2:1 yoga:PE-as-usual. A Kripalu-based yoga program of physical postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation was taught 2 to 3 times a week for 10 weeks. Self-report questionnaires were administered to students 1 week before and after… CONTINUE READING
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