The efficacy of Tai Chi Chuan in older adults: a systematic review

Author: Verhagen Arianne P//Immink Monique//van der Meulen Annemieke//Bierma-Zeinstra Sita MA
Verhagen AP, Immink M, van der Meulen A and Bierma-Zeinstra SMA
Conference/Journal: Family Practice
Date published: 2004
Other: Volume ID: 21 , Issue ID: 1 , Pages: 107–113 , Special Notes: online at , Word Count: 61

Objectives. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) on fall prevention, balance and cardiorespiratory functions in the elderly.

Methods. A systematic review was carried out according to the Cochrane standards. A computerized literature search was carried out. Studies were selected when they had an experimental design; the age of the study population was