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Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7595

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Özlem Ülger

Özlem Ülger

Turkey

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  • Research Article
    Effects of Yoga on the Quality of Life and Mobility in Geriatric Patients with Osteoporosis
    Author(s): Naciye Vardar Yagli and Özlem ÜlgerNaciye Vardar Yagli and Özlem Ülger

    Background: The aim of the current study was to investigate the effects of yoga on the quality of life (QoL) in osteoporosis. Methods: Twelve women with osteoporosis were enrolled in the yoga exercise program, 9 of whom completed the 12-sessions program. Physical characteristics of the patients were recorded and general physiotherapy assessments were performed. Twelve sessions of a yoga program including warming and breathing exercises, asanas and relaxation in supine position were applied to participants. Before and after yoga program the patients’ quality of life (QoL) was evaluated using Nottingham Health Profile (NHP). Patients’ mobility were assessed using Timed Up and Go Test (TUG). Patients’ pain level was evaluated using the visual analog scale (VAS). Results: The mean age of the geriatric women.. Read More»

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