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978-1-909141-20-9
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200 photographs and line illustrations
246 x 189
Published
29 April 2016
Handspring Publishing

£52.00 GBP / $69.50 USD

Yoga, Mind-body Therapies, Physical Therapy

Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care

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The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care is a professional-level textbook with contributions by multiple expert researchers and therapists in the field.

This book

  • brings together the science and the practice of yoga therapy
  • supports the emergence of yoga therapy as a credible profession
  • comprehensively summarizes research findings and their practical implications for professionals who use yoga or refer patients for yoga practice
  • includes chapter contributions by leading biomedical researchers of yoga
  • reviews the scientific evidence base for yoga for a wide variety of medical conditions
  • Provides brief contributions by expert yoga therapists describing practical implementation issues relevant to yoga for specific conditions.

The editors include three eminent yoga therapy researchers and one renowned practitioner in the field. They have brought together an experienced team of researchers and yoga therapist contributors.

This book will prove essential to yoga therapists, physical therapists, medical doctors, psychologists and other health professionals interested in yoga as a therapeutic intervention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care

 

Section 1: Introduction to Yoga and Yoga Therapy

1. Introduction to yoga in health care

2. History, philosophy and practice of yoga

3. History, philosophy and practice of yoga therapy

4. Research on the psychophysiology of yoga

Section 2: Mental Health Conditions

5. Yoga therapy for depression

6. Yoga therapy for anxiety

7. Yoga therapy for other mental health conditions

Section 3: Musculoskeletal and Neurological Conditions

8. Yoga therapy for back conditions

9. Yoga therapy for musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions

10. Yoga therapy for neurological and immune conditions

Section 4: Endocrine Conditions

11. Yoga therapy for diabetes

12. Yoga therapy for metabolic syndrome and weight control

Section 5: Cardiorespiratory Conditions

13. Yoga therapy for heart disease

14. Yoga therapy for hypertension

15. Yoga therapy for respiratory conditions

Section 6: Cancer

16. Yoga therapy during cancer treatment

17. Yoga therapy for cancer survivors

Section 7: Special Populations

18. Yoga therapy for pediatrics

19. Yoga therapy for geriatrics

20. Yoga therapy for obstetrics and gynaecology

21. Yoga as prevention and wellness

Section 8: Practical and Future Considerations

22. Implementation of yoga therapy

23. Future directions in research and clinical care

 

 

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Sat Bir KHALSA

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD is Director of Research for the Yoga Alliance and the Kundalini Research Institute, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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Lorenzo COHEN

Dr. Lorenzo Cohen is Professor and Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,

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Timothy McCALL

Timothy McCall, MD is a board-certified internist, and the author of Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing (Bantam).

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Shirley TELLES

Dr Telles is the director of research, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India. Dr. Telles has over 198 research papers cited in bibliographic databases and authored 7 books. She is an enthusiastic practitioner of yoga.

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View sample pages here

The Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care is a professional-level textbook with contributions by multiple expert researchers and therapists in the field.

This book

  • brings together the science and the practice of yoga therapy
  • supports the emergence of yoga therapy as a credible profession
  • comprehensively summarizes research findings and their practical implications for professionals who use yoga or refer patients for yoga practice
  • includes chapter contributions by leading biomedical researchers of yoga
  • reviews the scientific evidence base for yoga for a wide variety of medical conditions
  • Provides brief contributions by expert yoga therapists describing practical implementation issues relevant to yoga for specific conditions.

The editors include three eminent yoga therapy researchers and one renowned practitioner in the field. They have brought together an experienced team of researchers and yoga therapist contributors.

This book will prove essential to yoga therapists, physical therapists, medical doctors, psychologists and other health professionals interested in yoga as a therapeutic intervention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Principles and Practice of Yoga in Health Care

 

Section 1: Introduction to Yoga and Yoga Therapy

1. Introduction to yoga in health care

2. History, philosophy and practice of yoga

3. History, philosophy and practice of yoga therapy

4. Research on the psychophysiology of yoga

Section 2: Mental Health Conditions

5. Yoga therapy for depression

6. Yoga therapy for anxiety

7. Yoga therapy for other mental health conditions

Section 3: Musculoskeletal and Neurological Conditions

8. Yoga therapy for back conditions

9. Yoga therapy for musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions

10. Yoga therapy for neurological and immune conditions

Section 4: Endocrine Conditions

11. Yoga therapy for diabetes

12. Yoga therapy for metabolic syndrome and weight control

Section 5: Cardiorespiratory Conditions

13. Yoga therapy for heart disease

14. Yoga therapy for hypertension

15. Yoga therapy for respiratory conditions

Section 6: Cancer

16. Yoga therapy during cancer treatment

17. Yoga therapy for cancer survivors

Section 7: Special Populations

18. Yoga therapy for pediatrics

19. Yoga therapy for geriatrics

20. Yoga therapy for obstetrics and gynaecology

21. Yoga as prevention and wellness

Section 8: Practical and Future Considerations

22. Implementation of yoga therapy

23. Future directions in research and clinical care

 

 

Paperback, eBook
978-1-909141-20-9
1
566
200 photographs and line illustrations
246 x 189
Published
29 April 2016
Handspring Publishing

£52.00 GBP / $69.50 USD

Yoga, Mind-body Therapies, Physical Therapy

Sat Bir KHALSA

Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD is Director of Research for the Yoga Alliance and the Kundalini Research Institute, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Read More ›

Lorenzo COHEN

Dr. Lorenzo Cohen is Professor and Director of the Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center,

Read More ›

Timothy McCALL

Timothy McCall, MD is a board-certified internist, and the author of Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing (Bantam).

Read More ›

Shirley TELLES

Dr Telles is the director of research, Patanjali Research Foundation, Haridwar, India. Dr. Telles has over 198 research papers cited in bibliographic databases and authored 7 books. She is an enthusiastic practitioner of yoga.

Read More ›

You may also be interested in:

Bulk discounts
for course
instructors
Ordering for
your class?
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