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£1.4m grant to assess how yoga benefits older people with multiple long-term health conditions

£1.4m grant to assess how yoga benefits older people with multiple long-term health conditions

Press releases   •   Nov 29, 2018 10:40 GMT

A major £1.4 million study investigating the benefits that yoga brings to older people with multiple long-term health conditions is about to begin at Northumbria University, Newcastle. It aims to determine both the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a specially-adapted yoga programme for older adults with multimorbidity.

Yoga benefits in the ageing population

Yoga benefits in the ageing population

Press releases   •   Jun 26, 2017 10:27 BST

Older people with a range of age-related conditions including arthritis and dementia showed physical and health related improvements after doing Yoga classes, research shows.