Posted in Mindfulness and Meditation, Stress, Anxiety, and Mindfulness

Stress, Anxiety, and Mindfulness; A Yoga and Meditation Assessment

Methods: College students participated in a 6-week pilot program consisting of a 60-minute vinyasa yoga class followed by guided meditation once weekly, delivered by trained faculty at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. Students completed pre- and post-questionnaires to evaluate changes in the following outcomes: stress levels, anxiety levels, and mindfulness skills. The questionnaire was comprised of three self reporting tools: Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Perceived Stress Scale (PSS), and Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ). Changes from baseline were assessed using numerical and categorical scales (low, medium, and high).

Read More: https://www.ajpe.org/doi/abs/10.5688/ajpe7001

 

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