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Author Kollak, Ingrid.

Title Yoga for nurses / by Ingrid Kollak
Published New York : Springer Pub., [2009]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  613.7046 Kol/Yfn  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 199 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Common health problems of health professionals -- How yoga works -- A short history of yoga -- Some yoga essentials -- On your way with yoga -- Yoga exercises at work -- Exercises at home -- Advanced yoga practice -- Concentration and meditation -- Addresses and literature
Summary "Mental stress and chronic pain are leading causes for failure and breakdown in nursing and other health professions. This unique book contains a series of Yoga exercises specifically for the fatigue-stricken health professional. This book details a Yoga practice for managing stress and relieving pain, while gaining the strength necessary to work efficiently for patients and with colleagues." "The exercises are presented within an anatomical and physical framework, with health professionals describing the afflicted part of the body, reasons for pain, and the beneficial effects of Yoga." "This book: offers a tested therapy to health professionals to resolve mental and physical stress from work; Explains Yoga using titles and languages familiar to health professionals as well as excellent photos; and Is usable both inside and outside healthcare settings."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Yoga -- Therapeutic use.
Nurses -- Diseases -- Exercise therapy.
Self Care.
Genre/Form Nurses Instruction.
LC no. 2008037763
ISBN 9780826138323