Tag: stress

This pilot study examined the effects of a classroom-based yoga intervention on cortisol concentrations and perceived behaviour in children. The study took place over ten weeks in two classrooms. Cortisol levels were measured and teachers recorded their perceptions of the effects of the intervention on students’ cognitive, social, and emotional skills. The results suggested that

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This article discusses yoga as a potential tool for children to deal with stress and self-regulate. The author looks at how children and young people are exposed to new demands, standards, and options and to increased pressure to succeed in school. A central idea in the article is that yoga may help children and young

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This article explores the use of a series of movement therapies and relaxation techniques for management of health conditions among children.  The research looked at use of movement therapies and relaxation techniques in children for treatment of various health conditions, as reported in the 2007 US National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and also examined variations

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