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Yoga training in junior primary school-aged children has an impact on physical self-perceptions and problem-related behavior

Richter, Stefanie, Tietjens, Maike, Ziereis, Susanne, Querfurth, Sydney and Jansen, Petra (2016) Yoga training in junior primary school-aged children has an impact on physical self-perceptions and problem-related behavior. Frontiers in Psychology, Movement Science and Sport Psychology 7 (203), pp. 1-34.

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Abstract

The present pilot study investigated the effects of yoga training, as compared to physical skill training, on motor and executive function, physical self-concept and anxiety-related behavior in junior primary school-aged children. Twenty-four participants with a mean age of 8.4 (± 1.4) years completed either yoga or physical skill training twice a week for six weeks outside of regular school ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2 February 2016
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Sportwissenschaft
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00203DOI
Keywords:Yoga, physical self-concept, Anxiety, Executive Function, Children, Motor function
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:33270
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