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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 119-127

Global research trend on yoga intervention in educational systems: A bibliometric study of three decades


1 Department of Yoga Science, University of Patanjali, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
2 Patanjali Herbal Research Department, Patanjali Research Institute, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India
3 Department of Yoga Science, University of Patanjali; Patanjali Herbal Research Department, Patanjali Research Institute, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Vedpriya Arya
Patanjali Herbal Research Department, Patanjali Research Institute, Haridwar, Uttarakhand -249 405
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ym.ym_60_22

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Yoga is being used as a mind-body complementary and alternative medicine intervention to help people with specific physical and mental health issues. In terms of the study area, yoga is an attractive field with various scopes and also contributes to scientific research. In this context, the current study is simply aimed at fully identifying the function of yoga intervention on students in academic institutions, as well as evaluating the available research data in this sector. A search query of relevant keywords was strategized and optimized to extract the information of research articles published from 1992 to 2021 from the “Dimention.ai” database. The obtained dataset was analyzed using PRISMA to evaluate the effect of interventions. The results indicate that the United States has published the maximum number of scholarly publications (553) among all countries. If we talk about organisation Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana from India has published the most of the articles (39) in the field of yoga education. The journal “Mindfulness” (14) and author “Shirley Telles” (14) from the “Patanjali Research Foundation-India” have published the highest scholarly articles. In the bibliometric coupling of distinct clusters, the strongest link strengths among the authors, countries, and organizations were observed for “Khalsa, Satbir S.” (4915), “The United States” (47347), and “Harvard University” (8485), respectively. The current study indicated that yoga education studies have a huge spectrum of publications. Moreover, these bibliometric indicators provide significant endpoints to evaluate research output productivity and quality. The study's findings aid in developing a framework for additional research in the field of yoga and its usage in the academic environment.


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