Tai Chi and its effectiveness for reducing fall risks in elders

Source: Research in Sports Medicine, 20(1). p. 37-58

Follow this link for the abstract 

Date of publication: January 2012

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell:  Systematic review to find evidence on the effects of regular Tai Chi on falls reduction. Considers factors such as who would receive the most benefit, appropriate styles, minimum amount of Tai Chi exercise required before its positive effect is observed and the effect of Tai Chi compared to other physical exercises.  

Length of publication: 21 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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