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NCCAM Integrative Lecture Series: The Yoga Empowers Seniors Study (YESS)

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Air date: Monday, January 14, 2013, 10:00:00 AM
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Category: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Runtime: 01:02:36
Description: The NCCAM Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series provides overviews of the current state of research and practice involving complementary and alternative medicine practices and approaches, and explores perspectives on the emerging discipline of integrative medicine.

In this lecture, George Salem, Ph.D. will discuss the Yoga Empowers Seniors Study (YESS), focusing on biomechanics methodology and findings regarding the physical demands of yoga participation in seniors. The lecture will also cover the YESS physical performance and self-report outcomes from the 32-week Hatha yoga intervention in older adults. Lastly, the lecture will look at the integration of complementary health therapy modalities into physical therapy practice and the development of a "movement-based" clinical excellence research center.

For more information go to https://nccam.nih.gov/news/events/IMlectures
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NLM Title: The Yoga Empowers Seniors Study (YESS) / George Salem.
Author: Salem, George.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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Abstract: (CIT): The NCCAM Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series provides overviews of the current state of research and practice involving complementary and alternative medicine practices and approaches, and explores perspectives on the emerging discipline of integrative medicine. In this lecture, George Salem, Ph.D. will discuss the Yoga Empowers Seniors Study (YESS), focusing on biomechanics methodology and findings regarding the physical demands of yoga participation in seniors. The lecture will also cover the YESS physical performance and self-report outcomes from the 32-week Hatha yoga intervention in older adults. Lastly, the lecture will look at the integration of complementary health therapy modalities into physical therapy practice and the development of a "movement-based" clinical excellence research center. For more information go to https://nccam.nih.gov/news/events/IMlectures.
Subjects: Aged
Biomechanical Phenomena
Clinical Trials as Topic
Musculoskeletal System--injuries
Yoga
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: QT 255
NLM ID: 101601856
CIT Live ID: 12289
Permanent link: https://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?17747