Stockholm 2020

Stockholm 2020

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Presentations Outline

Dr. Holger Cramer PhD
Yoga for Chronic Pain: Utilization, Efficacy and Safety
Yoga is the most commonly used mind body practice worldwide; and this strong increase in popularity has been paralleled by a sharp increase in yoga research initiatives in the past years. Chronic pain has been a major focus of clinical yoga research from the beginning and there is growing evidence that yoga can ameliorate spinal pain, rheumatic diseases, headache and other pain conditions. This talk will outline the evidence-base of yoga for chronic pain conditions. Special emphasis will be laid on the safety of yoga interventions.

Marian Papp, PhD
The components of yoga and their use

Ina Schuppe Koistinen, PhD
The effect of yoga and aerobic exercise on gut microbiota and the gut-brain axis
We are living in a microbial world and our bodies are covered and inhabited by trillions of microorganisms – the so-called microbiota. There is a growing realization that that our microbiota is a key regulator of human physiology and critical determinant of our health. This talk describes exercise and yoga as possible modulators of intestinal microbiome composition and the link to the bidirectional communication between the gut and the brain.

Eddie Stern
Yoga’s presentation of the nervous system

Josephine Östh:
FitForAge. Effects of yoga on well-being and healthy ageing: a randomized controlled trial

Samuel Collombet:
The holistic approach : yoga and systems biology

Perjohan Lindfors:
Yoga- a promising treatment for IBS; results from a pilot study.

Conference Schedule

Sunday February 2, 2020

11:00 Jackie Kleefield Welcome

11:05 Eddie Stern Welcome and context

11:15-12:15 Holger Cramer, PhD/DSc(hc)

12:15-13:00 Marian Papp, PhD

13:00-13:30 Fika break

13:30-14:15 Ina Schuppe Koistinen, PhD

14:15-14:45 Perjohan Lindfors, MD/PhD

14:45-15:05 Josefine Östh, RN/MSc

15:05-15:20 break

15:20-15:50 Samuel Collombet, PhD

15:50-16:15 Eddie Stern

16:15-17:00 Panel, Q&A

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