Poster Session  |   July 2017
A Systematic Review of the Outcomes of Therapeutic Yoga With Older Adults
Author Affiliations
  • University of Wisconsin
Article Information
Complementary/Alternative Approaches / Evidence-Based Practice / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 2017
A Systematic Review of the Outcomes of Therapeutic Yoga With Older Adults
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505134p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO5035
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505134p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO5035
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

This review summarizes the evidence for using yoga interventions with older adults. Of 13 studies reviewed, all indicate that yoga may decrease fall risk and improve sleep quality. Occupational therapists should consider therapeutic yoga to address concerns related to normal aging.

Primary Author and Speaker: Christina Spiewak

Additional Authors and Speakers: Sarah Steffen

Contributing Authors: Brandon Hicks, Katie Little, Kristen Pickett