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The New York Times Sept. 10, 2018

Using Tai Chi to Build Strength (Published 2018)

by JANE E. BRODY

Tai chi moves can be easily learned and executed by people of all ages and states of health, even elderly people in wheelchairs.

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PLoS One MARCH 16, 2015

Evidence base of clinical studies on Tai Chi: a bibliometric analysis

GY Yang et al

The quantity and evidence base of clinical studies on Tai Chi is substantial. However, there is a wide variation in Tai Chi intervention studied and the reporting of Tai …

Prev Med Rep DEC. 23, 2015

A systematic review of the health benefits of Tai Chi for students in higher education

CS Webster et al

Our results show Tai Chi yields psychological and physical benefits, and should be considered by higher education institutions as a possible means to promote the physical …

Am J Health Promot JAN. 1, 2010

A comprehensive review of health benefits of qigong and tai chi

R Jahnke et al

Research has demonstrated consistent, significant results for a number of health benefits in RCTs, evidencing progress toward recognizing the similarity and equivalence o …

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