Effect of T'ai Chi on balance

Author: Anonymous
Conference/Journal: USA Today
Date published: 1996
Other: Volume ID: May , Word Count: 62

A ten year study on aging through Harvard, Yale and Emory University determined not only that T'ai Chi was superior to more technological balance therapies, but that T'ai Chi reduced the risk of injury by falling by 48%. Complications from these injuries are the sixth leading cause of death in older Americans, and account for about $10 billion loss per year to the economy.