Navigation Links
Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress
Date:8/4/2009

e study analyzed participants' responses to the intervention using data from established research questionnaires that measured perceived stress, or the degree to which situations in life are considered stressful; a number of components of sleep quality; and what is called mindful attention awareness, which refers to how often a person is paying attention to and is aware of what is occurring in the present.

All participants completed the questionnaires before and after the intervention. Twenty-two adults completed the intervention. Their pre- and post-test results were compared to those reported by the 20 control participants.

Mindful attention awareness increased significantly and perceived stress decreased significantly among the intervention group when compared to the control group's responses. Overall sleep quality increased in both groups, but three of seven components of sleep were more affected in the intervention group.

On average, mindfulness increased by about 9.7 percent and perceived stress decreased by about 11 percent among the group that experienced the intervention. These participants also reported that it took them less time to fall asleep, they had fewer sleep disturbances and they experienced less daytime dysfunction than did members of the non-intervention group.

The researchers also took saliva samples to test for the presence of cortisol, a stress hormone, but found no significant changes in average daily levels of the hormone over time for participants in both groups. Klatt said the design of this part of the pilot study could have affected the result, and the sample collection technique will be changed in subsequent studies.

Klatt said mindfulness-based stress reduction, developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, has been studied widely and determined to be useful in lowering symptoms ranging from depression and anxiety to chronic pain. But the time commitment re
'/>"/>

Contact: Maryanna Klatt
klatt.8@osu.edu
614-292-0065
Ohio State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Mayo Clinic to Pilot Collexis Expert Profiling
2. The Humana Foundation and Libraries for the Future Launch Health Literacy Pilot in Atlanta
3. Angel Flight West Recognizes Colorado Pilots and Supporters at AFW 24th Anniversary Awards
4. Angel Flight West Recognizes Northern California Pilots at AFW 24th Anniversary Awards
5. Angel Flight West Recognizes Southern California Pilots at 24th Anniversary
6. Angel Flight West Recognizes New Mexico Pilots and Receives Grant to Improve Access to Health Care
7. Internet2 Congratulates FCC Rural Health Care Pilot Program Grant Awardees
8. GDAHC Save Lives Save Dollars Initiative Launches Pilot Program for Diabetes Care Management
9. Pilot error declines as factor in airline mishaps
10. Rockefeller Universitys Center for Clinical and Translational Science funds pilot studies
11. GHI and HIP Launch Pilot Medical Home Network Project with Support from Commonwealth Fund
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... Cooking and warming equipment has ... This score reflects slightly positive negotiation conditions for buyers, ... switching costs and a low level of price volatility. ... of substitutes for cooking and warming equipment and high ... key inputs in the production process of this equipment,” ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... “Many people become overwhelmed by the thought of ... phone calls with insurance companies,” The Jones Firm explains ... free eBook on pedestrian and bicycle accidents . ... auto accident claims assures the injured individual that a ... their case while they focus on recovering. , ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... Parker & Sons, Inc. a reliable ... cooling and plumbing contractor services throughout Arizona announces ... 2014 with regard to air-conditioning systems. Residential and ... for its incredibly hot summers. Working with an ... details of a wide variety of systems made ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... TX (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 ... Market Analysis to 2023” focuses on the current ... opportunities in the colorectal cancer market. Stivarga is ... of colon or rectal cancer. Boehringer Ingelheim is ... for the treatment of refractory CRC in the ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 26, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular ... women, has announced its new selection of black one-shoulder ... on sale now; they are available at discounted prices, up ... “The promotion will last for three weeks only. You know, ... Those who are interested in our new items can visit ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cooking & Warming Equipment Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 2Health News:Cooking & Warming Equipment Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated 3Health News:Guide to Handling Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Released By The Jones Firm, Featured in Recent Article 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Record Demand For 24 Hour Emergency Services In 2014 With Regard To Air-Conditioning Systems 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:Nintedanib Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 4Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2
... A child spikes a high fever, sometimes as high as ... to the emergency room, the hospital runs test after test, ... Many families though no one knows how many ... like clockwork, arent accompanied by any obvious symptoms and dont ...
... Edward G.,Rendell today released the text of his March ... for MCare fund assessment payments:, Dear Health Care ... the state was in a unique,position to extend MCare ... affordable health care for hundreds of thousands of uninsured,Pennsylvanians., ...
... E.,Lattman, currently Dean of Research and Graduate Education in ... Hopkins University (JHU), has,been appointed Chief Executive Officer and ... assume the,position on July 1, 2008. A published author ... and JHU and at JHU has served,as department chair ...
... However, patients stay on the new medications longer, study ... so-called second-generation antipsychotics are no better than the older ... a new study finds. , However, it appears that ... likely to continue using them than haloperidol, the study ...
... 28 The Raleigh County League of,Democratic Women will ... on,presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama., "We,re ... Susman said. "But each one will be represented by ... 1 debate will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday ...
... 16 multi-detector CT (MDCT); theres no need for an additional ... by researchers at the University of Maryland Medical Center and ... The study showed that whole body MDCT is just as ... blunt trauma patients would undergo whole-body MDCT and if there ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mysterious fevers of unknown origin: Could surgery be a cure? 2Health News:Governor Rendell Writes to Physicians to Explain MCare Fund Assessment Deadline 2Health News:Hauptman-Woodward Appoints Dr. Eaton Lattman CEO and Executive Director 2Health News:Hauptman-Woodward Appoints Dr. Eaton Lattman CEO and Executive Director 3Health News:New Drugs No Better Than Older Ones for Schizophrenia 2Health News:New Drugs No Better Than Older Ones for Schizophrenia 3Health News:Whole body MDCT just as 'good' as neck MDCT angiography in diagnosing head and neck injuries 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix ... products that address unmet medical needs in the ... that on December 24, 2014 it closed its ... Company raised approximately $2.3 million in gross proceeds ... net proceeds from the offering to fund its ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... and LONDON , December ... orthopedic industry are expected to grow at an average ... terms of value and volume. Hip, knee and spine ... world while in emerging economies they have a lower ... are challenging the use of composites. Non-metallic orthopedic devices ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... DALLAS , December 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Research Report on Global Disposable Syringe Industry ... to its online business intelligence library. ... Global Disposable Syringe Industry is a professional ... Syringe market.  For overview analysis, the report ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Soligenix Announces Closing of Public Offering of Units 2Soligenix Announces Closing of Public Offering of Units 3Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 2Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 2World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 4World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 5
... Facial Plastic Surgeon, Davis B. Nguyen, MD is ... ARTISS Fibrin Sealant has been approved by the FDA ... seven prominent plastic surgeons in the country who, in ... the benefits of using fibrin glue in facelifts. ...
... Galenea Corp., a leader in the rapidly emerging ... a paper in PLoS ONE demonstrating the ... Assay) system, Galenea,s proprietary technology that enables high throughput ...  Changes in synaptic function are now believed to play ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Davis B. Nguyen Announces Fibrin Glue Approved by FDA for Use In Facelifts 2Galenea Announces Publication Describing High Throughput Screening System for Modulators of Synaptic Function 2Galenea Announces Publication Describing High Throughput Screening System for Modulators of Synaptic Function 3
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: