Randomized clinical trial of yoga-based intervention in residents from elderly homes: Effects on cognitive function

@inproceedings{Hariprasad2013RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized clinical trial of yoga-based intervention in residents from elderly homes: Effects on cognitive function},
  author={V. R. Hariprasad and Vishal Koparde and P. T. Sivakumar and Shivarama S Varambally and Jagadisha Thirthalli and Mathew Varghese and Ishwar V Basavaraddi and B. N. Gangadhar},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2013}
}
CONTEXT Elderly have increased risk for cognitive impairment and dementia. Yoga therapy may be helpful in elderly to improve cognitive function. AIMS We examined the benefits of yoga-based intervention compared with waitlist control group on cognitive function in the residents of elderly homes. SETTINGS AND DESIGN Single blind controlled study with block randomization of elderly homes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Study sample included yoga group (n=62) and waitlist group (n=58). A total of 87… CONTINUE READING