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The Effect of Sit ‘N’ Fit Chair Yoga Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Osteoarthritis

Park, Juyoung PhD; McCaffrey, Ruth PhD; Newman, David PhD; Cheung, Corjena PhD; Hagen, Dyana BSW

doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000034

The study measured effects of Sit ‘N’ Fit Chair Yoga on pain and physical and psychological functioning. A quasi-experimental research design included a yoga intervention group and an attention control group. There was greater improvement in depression and life satisfaction in the yoga group than in the control group.

School of Social Work (Dr Park and Ms Hagen) and Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing (Drs McCaffrey and Newman), Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; and School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Dr Cheung).

Correspondence: Juyoung Park, PhD, School of Social Work, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Rd, SO # 319, Boca Raton, FL 33431 (

The study was funded by Florida Atlantic University (Faculty Seed Grant).

The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.

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