The Effect of Sit 'N' Fit Chair Yoga Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Osteoarthritis.

Author: Park J1, McCaffrey R, Newman D, Cheung C, Hagen D.
1School of Social Work (Dr Park and Ms Hagen) and Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing (Drs McCaffrey and Newman), Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; and School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Dr Cheung).
Conference/Journal: Holist Nurs Pract.
Date published: 2014 Jul/Aug
Other: Word Count: 50

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.
PMID: 24919095