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Improvement in hand grip strength in normal volunteers and rheumatoid arthritis patients following yoga training.

  title={Improvement in hand grip strength in normal volunteers and rheumatoid arthritis patients following yoga training.},
  author={Manoj Dash and Shirley Telles},
  journal={Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology},
  volume={45 3},
  • M. Dash, S. Telles
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology
The present study aimed at assessing the effects of a set of yoga practices on normal adults (n = 37), children (n = 86), and patients with rheumatoid arthritis (n = 20). An equal number of normal adults, children, and patients with rheumatoid arthritis who did not practice yoga were studied under each category, forming respective control groups. Yoga and control group subjects were assessed at baseline and after varying intervals, as follows, adults after 30 days, children after 10 days and… Expand

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