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Reduced risk of falling and fear of falling in inactive elderly individuals following participation in a 6 month Tai Chi program.

Li F, Harmer P, Fisher KJ, McAuley E, Chaumeton N, Eckstrom E, Wilson, NL. Tai chi and fall reductions in older adults: A randomized controlled trial. J Gerontology. 2005; 60(2): 187-194. The purpose of this study was to investigate the …
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Tai Chi can be safe and effective in promoting balance control, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness in older patients with chronic conditions.

Wang C, Collet JP, Lau J. The effect of tai chi on health outcomes in patients with chronic conditions: A systematic review. Arch Intern Med. 2004; 164: 493-501. Tai Chi is a traditional Chinese martial art that combines deep breathing …
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