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Geriatr Nurs. 2001 Jul-Aug;22(4):198-200.

Clinical use of tai chi in elderly populations.

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  • 1Department of Nursing, Fooyin Institute of Technology, Taiwan.

Abstract

Tai chi, a type of low-intensity exercise, has received growing attention in both eastern and western cultures, especially its use with the most rapidly increasing segment of the population-elders. Previous research findings further supported the idea that tai chi is appropriate for elderly populations and helps promote their well-being. In this article, the beneficial effects of tai chi for elders are summarized, resources to increase awareness about the exercise are provided, and ways to promote tai chi in elderly populations are suggested.

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