The effect of sit 'N' fit chair yoga among community-dwelling older adults with osteoarthritis

Juyoung Park, Ruth McCaffrey, David Newman, Corjena Cheung, Dyana Hagen

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Abstract

The study measured effects of Sit 'N' Fit Chair Yoga on pain and physical and psychological functioning. A quasi-experimental research design included a yoga intervention group and an attention control group. There was greater improvement in depression and life satisfaction in the yoga group than in the control group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)247-257
Number of pages11
JournalHolistic Nursing Practice
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Keywords

  • chair yoga
  • complementary alternative medicine
  • older adults
  • osteoarthritis

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