Physical activity to improve wellbeing and promote healthy ageing among older adults:
Randomized controlled Trial

Research Questions

Research Questions

1. What are the short and long-term effects of a 12-week yoga-based intervention on wellbeing in elderly adults?
2. Does regular yoga practice improve specific health outcomes that are prevalent among the elderly (health-related quality of life, mobility and falls, cardio-metabolic health, sleep quality, pain, depression and cognition)?
3. Are the effects of yoga on the primary and secondary outcomes comparable (in terms of effect sizes) in Sweden and India?
4. Does participation in yoga increase total physical activity levels or reduce sedentary behaviour?
5. Are lifestyle behaviours affected by yoga?
6. Are the health benefits of yoga mediated by changes in cortisol and inflammatory markers?