Research on Tai Chi

1.  http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-health-benefits-of-tai-chi

This is a description of Tai Chi and a list of benefits supported by research as published in the Harvard Women’s Health Watch in 2009.

 

2.  http://www.taichiresearch.com/about-us-tai-chi-research/

This website is maintained by Energy Arts, Inc.:

[Bruce Frantzis] I've been called the foremost Western expert in Wu style tai chi and Yang style tai chi, holding direct linegages from China. I teach six powerful qigong sets as well as bagua zhang and hsing-i from the martial, health and meditation perspectives.]

Despite the ego, the research compiled here is extensive.

 

3. https://search.usa.gov/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&affiliate=nccam&query=tai+chi&commit=Search

National Institutes of Health – National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health     This is a list of studies on various topics related to the effectiveness of Tai Chi.

 

4. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085832/

A Comprehensive Review of Health Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi

Roger Jahnke, OMD,1 Linda Larkey, PhD,2 Carol Rogers,3 Jennifer Etnier, PhD,4 and Fang Lin5

This article reviews many studies and compares the benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong, and concludes that their benefits are quite similar.

 

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