Effect of yoga program on executive functions of adolescents dwelling in an orphan home: A randomized controlled study

@inproceedings{Purohit2017EffectOY,
  title={Effect of yoga program on executive functions of adolescents dwelling in an orphan home: A randomized controlled study},
  author={Satya Prakash Purohit and Balaram Pradhan},
  booktitle={Journal of traditional and complementary medicine},
  year={2017}
}
Executive function (EF) is important for physical and mental health of children. Studies have shown that children with poverty and early life stress have reduced EF. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of Yoga program on the EF of orphan adolescents. Seventy two apparently healthy orphan adolescents randomized and allocated into two groups as Yoga group (n = 40; 14 girls, age = 12.69 ± 1.35 yrs) and Wait List Control (WLC) group (n = 32, 13 girls, age = 12.58 ± 1.52 yrs). Yoga group… CONTINUE READING
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