publication . Article . 2012

OA10.03. Improved activity, participation, and quality of life for individuals with chronic stroke following an 8-week yoga intervention.

Van Puymbroeck, M; Schmid, A; Miller, K; Schalk, N;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, volume 12, issue Suppl 1, pages O39-O39 (eissn: 1472-6882, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
Abstract
Methods For this pilot study, individuals were randomized 3:1 into the experimental group or wait list control. Forty-seven individuals were recruited into the study, with 37 individuals randomized to the yoga arm, and 10 randomized into the control group. Twenty-nine individuals completed the yoga intervention (22% attrition). The yoga intervention occurred twice per week for 1 hour each session, and was designed for individuals with chronic stroke (>6 months post event). All yoga classes were led by a registered yoga therapist. To measure activity and participation, the ICF Measure of Participation and Activity (IMPACT) subscales were utilized (lower scores in...
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Medical Subject Headings: humanitieshuman activities
free text keywords: Oral Presentation, Other systems of medicine, RZ201-999, Complementary and alternative medicine, General Medicine, Quality of life, Wait list control group, Alternative medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Stroke, medicine.disease, Attrition, Physical therapy, business.industry, business
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  • Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Project Code: 3R13AT007128-01S1
  • Funding stream: NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
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