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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 971896, 11 pages
Research Article

The Physical Demands of the Tree (Vriksasana) and One-Leg Balance (Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana) Poses Performed by Seniors: A Biomechanical Examination

1Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California (USC), 1540 E. Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
2Division of Geriatrics, Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 924 Westwood Boulevard, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

Received 3 May 2012; Accepted 23 July 2012

Academic Editor: Andreas Michalsen

Copyright © 2012 Sean S.-Y. Yu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • George J. Salem, Sean S.-Y. Yu, Man-Ying Wang, Sachithra Samarawickrame, Rami Hashish, Stanley P. Azen, and Gail A. Greendale, “Physical Demand Profiles of Hatha Yoga Postures Performed by Older Adults,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2013, pp. 1–29, 2013. View at Publisher ยท View at Google Scholar
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