A 10-week Tai-Chi program improved the blood pressure, lipid profile and SF-36 scores in Hong Kong Chinese women

Author: Ko, G., Tsang, P. & Chan, H.
Conference/Journal: Medical Science Monitor
Date published: 2006
Other: Volume ID: 12 , Pages: 196-199 , Word Count: 51

METHODS: Twenty female subjects received 2 Tai-Chi sessions per week for 10 weeks. Each session lasted for one hour. RESULTS: At the end of the study, systolic blood pressure, total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels significantly reduced. Among all SF-36 items, Vitality and Mental Health significantly improved after the 10-week Tai-Chi program.