Randomized, controlled, six-month trial of yoga in healthy seniors: effects on cognition and quality of life.

@article{Oken2006RandomizedCS,
  title={Randomized, controlled, six-month trial of yoga in healthy seniors: effects on cognition and quality of life.},
  author={Barry S Oken and Daniel P. Zajdel and Shirley S Kishiyama and Kristin E. Flegal and Cathleen Dehen and Mitchell Haas and Dale Kraemer and Julie Ann Lawrence and Joanne Leyva},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={40-7}
}
CONTEXT There are potential benefits of mind-body techniques on cognitive function because the techniques involve an active attentional or mindfulness component, but this has not been fully explored. OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of yoga on cognitive function, fatigue, mood, and quality of life in seniors. DESIGN Randomized, controlled trial comparing yoga, exercise, and wait-list control groups. PARTICIPANTS One hundred thirty-five generally healthy men and women aged 65-85 years… CONTINUE READING
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