Sleep quality, depression state, and health status of older adults after silver yoga exercises: cluster randomized trial.

@article{Chen2009SleepQD,
  title={Sleep quality, depression state, and health status of older adults after silver yoga exercises: cluster randomized trial.},
  author={Kuei‐Min Chen and Ming-Hsien Chen and Hui-Chen Chao and Hsuan-Man Hung and Huey-Shyan Lin and Chun-Huw Li},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={
          154-63
        }
}

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