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    The Health Benefits of Yoga
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    Yoga Experiments and Studies


      Yoga is a Hindu philosophy that teaches body and mind control; it comprises physical exercises and meditation techniques traditionally practiced in Hinduism. It is believed by many that Yoga has many health benefits in areas like back pain, stress, and depression.

      Background Information

    • Yoga as exercise or alternative medicine [View Resource]
    • The Health Benefits of Yoga [View Resource]
    • Yoga health benefits [View Resource]
    • What Are the Health Benefits of Yoga? [View Resource]

      K-12 Experiments and Science Fair Projects

    • Does Participating in Yoga Yield the Same Cardio-Respiratory Fitness Benefits as Running? - Science Fair Project [View Experiment]
    • Bad karma: When yoga harms instead of heals [View Experiment]
    • Isha Yoga Health Study Benefits of a Customized Daily Practice [View Experiment]
    • Should Christians Do Yoga? [View Experiment]
    • Health Controversy: Hot Yoga Is Fascinating, But Is It Dangerous? [View Experiment]

      College Experiments, Studies and Articles

    • The Health Benefits of Yoga and Exercise: A Review of Comparison Studies [View Experiment]
    • Does practicing hatha yoga satisfy recommendations for intensity of physical activity which improves and maintains health and cardiovascular fitness? [View Experiment]
    • Clinical Applications of Yoga for the Pediatric Population: A Systematic Review [View Experiment]
    • Understanding the science of yoga [View Experiment]
    • Yoga Compared to Conventional Exercise [View Experiment]
    • Yoga for anxiety and depression [View Experiment]
    • Neurophysiological Studies of Yoga in Health and Diseases [View Experiment]
    • A Study of the Yoga Ed Program at the Accelerated School [View Experiment]
    • 75 Health Conditions Benefited by Yoga (With References) [View Experiment]

      Theses and Dissertations

    • The yoga of embodiment [View Thesis]
    • Yoga Practice in 21st Century Britain: The Lived Experience of Yoga Practitioners [View Thesis]
    • Indian Religion and Western Yoga Practice [View Thesis]
    • Yoga and self-esteem: exploring change in middle-aged women [View Thesis]
    • Impact of a short-term Iyengar Yoga program on the holistic health and well-being of physically inactive people aged 55 years and over [View Thesis]

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