Corpus ID: 1809373

Yoga for improving sleep quality and quality of life for older adults.

@article{Halpern2014YogaFI,
  title={Yoga for improving sleep quality and quality of life for older adults.},
  author={J. Halpern and Marc Cohen and G. Kennedy and J. Reece and C. Cahan and A. Baharav},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          37-46
        }
}
CONTEXT The aging process is associated with physiological changes that affect sleep. [...] Key MethodDESIGN A waiting-list controlled trial. Settings • The study took place in Jerusalem, Israel, from 2008-2009. PARTICIPANTS Participants were older men and women (age ≥ 60 y) with insomnia. INTERVENTION The YI group participated in 12 wk of classes, held 2 ×/wk, incorporating yoga postures, meditative yoga, and daily home practice of meditative yoga. Expand
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