Effect of Iyengar yoga practice on fatigue and diurnal salivary cortisol concentration in breast cancer survivors.

@article{Banasik2011EffectOI,
  title={Effect of Iyengar yoga practice on fatigue and diurnal salivary cortisol concentration in breast cancer survivors.},
  author={Jacquelyn L Banasik and Holly Williams and Mel Haberman and Sally E. Blank and Robert L Bendel},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={135-42}
}
PURPOSE To 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). DATA SOURCES Women were randomly assigned to attend yoga practice for 90 min twice weekly for 8 weeks (n = 9) or to a wait-listed, noninterventional control group (n = 9). Traditional Iyengar yoga routines that progressively increased in difficulty as participants gained strength and… CONTINUE READING
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