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Special Populations


Specialty Populations

This collection of research reprints includes research done on normal healthy individuals in real-world environments and special work or health circumstances with the goal of providing evidence for the safety and efficacy of yoga practice in those areas.

Elderly and Aging

Elderly and Aging

Health and functioning issues in the elderly, and effects on aging in physical and psychological functioning. Research areas include balance, falls, mobility, cognition, memory, sleep, and dementia.

Reproductive Health

Reproductive Health

Gender-specific issues in healthy male and female populations, separately, including research in the fields of menstruation; pregnancy, birth, pre-natal and post-natal, menopause, prostate functioning, and fertility.

Students and Education

Students and Education

Educational, training and school-specific settings, including all levels of education and training programs in mostly healthy individuals. Includes research in the settings of preschools, elementary schools, middle schools, secondary schools, post-secondary schools and colleges, post-graduate education, and specialty schooling/training in professions.

Institutional/Workplace Populations

Institutional / Workplace Populations

Yoga research relating to institutional, workplace and occupational settings, including: corporations/businesses, schools and educational institutions, healthcare institutions, law enforcement, first responders, prisons, correctional institutions and detention centers, and military veterans.

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