A Bibliography of Recent Medical Research on Qigong

Author: McGee, RW
Fayetteville State University, Broadwell College of Business and Economics
Conference/Journal: The Economics of Qigong Series
Date published: 2020 Aug 31
Other: Issue ID: 2 , Word Count: 171

Qigong has been around for more than 4,000 years. It contains aspects of martial arts, philosophy, theology, mindfulness, meditation, exercise, and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It is a subfield of health economics. Practicing qigong exercises on a regular basis can improve health and cause the body to function more efficiently. Thus, it is also a subfield of applied microeconomics in the sense that it increases efficiency. Numerous medical studies have been done on the effect of qigong on various health conditions. This bibliography lists recent medical studies that have been published on qigong between January 1, 2019 and August 31, 2020, categorized by medical ailment, which makes it possible to find relevant articles on a number of diseases and ailments easily. The present bibliography is part of a series on the economics of qigong. Other studies in this series are listed at the end of this bibliography.

Electronic copy available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3685561

Key Words: qigong, chi gong, chi kung, health qigong, medical qigong, traditional Chinese medicine, TCM, martial arts, tai chi, taiji chuan, 氣功, 气功, 気功,기공