Effect of Tai Chi exercise on fall prevention in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Source: International Journal of Gerontology

Follow this link for the abstract 

Date of publication: 5 August 2016

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Falls among the elderly is a major public health concern. Tai Chi exercise appears to prevent the risk of falls among the elderly. Previous reviews found that there is insufficient evidence to conclude whether Tai Chi is effective in fall prevention. This review was performed to update the current evidence on the effect of this intervention.

 Length of publication: 6 pages

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