Visibility Vol 16 Issue 1, 2022

Yoga has Moderate Improvements on Quality of Life and Balance Confidence in People with Vision Impairment

People with vision impairment report low levels of health-related quality of life and lower physical activity. Physical activity, including yoga exercise, is associated with improved physical health, decreased symptoms of depression and anxiety and improved quality of life. There are no studies assessing the effect of yoga on people with vision impairment. This pilot study assessed balance confidence and health related quality of life of people with vision impairment before and after completion of an 8-week yoga course.

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