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THE

YOGA &

MENTAL HEALTH

CLINICAL TRIAL

Do different types of yoga have different effects on mood in people experiencing depression/anxiety?

AGE: 18-44

Depression and/or Anxiety

Moderate-intensity Exercise

20 mins

Light-intensity Exercise

30 mins

Moderate-intensity Yoga

30 mins

Light-intensity Yoga

30 mins

Control

30 mins

1 WEEK APART

(6 weeks total, including assessment)

& the following will be measured:

Mental Health & Mood

Blood Pressure & Heart Rate

Blood Sugars

Physical Fitness & Activity Levels

Sleep

It's worth noting the following are also required

for participation in this study:

  • Do not currently participate in any mindful practices (e.g. yoga, meditation) more than 1x week

  • Medication dosages are stable/unchanged

  • Physically able to engage in a physical yoga practice (e.g. weight bare on hands, bend knees, get up and down from floor)

  • Able to read, write and speak in English

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

This study has been approved by the UniSA Human Research Ethics Committee 

(Ethics Protocol: 202462) 

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‘Consciousness is only possible through change; change is only possible through movement" 

Aldous Huxley