This report, published in 2014, provides a useful picture of the situation in the UK in relation to children and young people’s health. It is aimed at all those who have an interest and contribution to make towards improving children and young people’s health, including people working in the healthcare, social care and education systems.
This article focuses on the progressive trend toward use of yoga as a mind-body complementary and alternative medicine intervention to improve specific physical and mental health conditions. The aim is to provide clinicians with therapeutically useful information about yoga, and the evidence evaluating yoga as an effective intervention for children and adolescents with health problems
This article explores the use of a series of movement therapies and relaxation techniques for management of health conditions among children. The research looked at use of movement therapies and relaxation techniques in children for treatment of various health conditions, as reported in the 2007 US National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and also examined variations
This article aimed to explore clinical applications of yoga among the pediatric population. 34 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and nonrandomized controlled trials (NRCTs) were selected that included yoga or yoga-based interventions for individuals aged 0 to 21 years. Clinical areas for which yoga has been studied include physical fitness, cardiorespiratory effects, motor skills/strength, mental health
Last week, we conducted an experiment. We took 6 children between 8 and 15 to Spain to join a group of school teachers. The idea was to introduce the children to a week of yoga and meditation together with a group of yogis taking the TeenYoga training course, as well as lots of joy and