Research into Tai Chi Benefits
Improve balance and fall prevention
 

·  Tai Chi exercise in patients with chronic heart failure.
·  Lan C, Chen SY, Lai JS, Wong MK - The effect of Tai Chi on cardiorespiratory function in patients with coronary artery bypass surgery. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1999 May;31(5):634-8.
·  Hong Y, Li JX, Robinson PD.  Balance control, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory fitness among older Tai Chi practitioners. Br J Sports Med. 2000 Feb;34(1):29-34.
·  Jin P. Changes in heart rate, noradrenaline, cortisol and mood during Tai Chi. J Psychosom Res. 1989;33(2):197-206.
·  Channer KS, Barrow D, Barrow R, Osborne M, Ives G.
·  Changes in haemodynamic parameters following Tai Chi Chuan and aerobic exercise in patients recovering from acute myocardial infarction. Postgrad Med J. 1996 Jun;72(848):349-51.
Older people
·  Tai Chi and older people in the community: a preliminary study.
·  Wang JS, Lan C, Chen SY, Wong MK : Tai Chi Chuan training is associated with enhanced endothelium-dependent dilation in skin vasculature of healthy older men. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Jun;50(6):1024-30.
·  Wu G: Evaluation of the effectiveness of Tai Chi for improving balance and preventing falls in the older population--a review. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 Apr;50(4):746-54. Review. Wolf SL, Sattin RW, O'Grady M, Freret N, Ricci L, Greenspan AI, Xu T, Kutner M.
Improved Balance and Fall Prevention
 

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