Exercise and self-esteem in menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial involving walking and yoga.

@article{Elavsky2007ExerciseAS,
  title={Exercise and self-esteem in menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial involving walking and yoga.},
  author={Steriani Elavsky and Edward McAuley},
  journal={American journal of health promotion : AJHP},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={83-92}
}
PURPOSE To examine the effects of walking and yoga on multidimensional self-esteem and roles played by self-efficacy, body composition, and physical activity (PA) in changes in esteem. DESIGN Four-month randomized controlled exercise trial with three arms: walking, yoga, and control. SUBJECTS Previously low-active middle-aged women (n=164; M age = 49.9; SD = 3.6). INTERVENTION Structured and supervised walking program meeting three times per week for I hour and supervised yoga program… CONTINUE READING

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