• Thu. Jun 20th, 2024

American Tai Chi & Qigong Association

Certifications, Membership & Resources for Tai Chi & Qigong People

Month: May 2023

  • Home
  • Tai Chi Found Helpful for Functional Fitness and Fall Risk in Older Adults in South America

Tai Chi Found Helpful for Functional Fitness and Fall Risk in Older Adults in South America

An ex-post-facto study was carried out by scientists from Chile, Brazil, and Peru in practicing and non-practicing older adults of Tai chi to verify functional fitness and fall risk in…

Enhanced White Matter Microstructure in Tai Chi Practitioners to Reduce Cognitive Impairment

Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) is an increasingly popular multimodal mind-body practice with potential cognitive benefits, yet the neurobiological mechanisms underlying these effects, particularly in relation to brain white matter microstructure,…

How Tai Chi Helped Neuromuscular Responses and Postural Control in Elderly Patients with Sarcopenia

A Chinese study published by Swiss journal, Frontiers in neurology, in April 2023 explored the effect of 12 weeks of Tai Chi on neuromuscular responses and postural control in elderly…

Brown University: Qigong, A Gentler Alternative to Exercise/Nutrition for Female Cancer Survivors

Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is a common and burdensome, often long-term side effect of cancer and its treatment. Many non-pharmacological treatments have been investigated as possible CRF therapies, including exercise, nutrition,…