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Impact of Diet, Tai Chi and Other Exercises on Cognition and Brain Health in Older Adults

The ability to preserve cognitive function and protect brain structure from the effects of the aging process and neurodegenerative disease is the goal of non-pharmacologic, lifestyle interventions focused on brain…

Coherence between Brain and Muscles from Wheelchair Tai Chi in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Wheelchair Tai Chi (WCTC) has been proved to have benefits for the brain and motor system of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. However, the characteristics of corticomuscular coupling during WCTC…

Zhineng Qigong for Pain and Function in Patients with Low Back Pain and Leg Pain

Qigong includes training for body and mind, and one method is Zhineng Qigong. Scientific literature on qigong for chronic low back pain (LBP) is sparse. A Swedish study aimed to…

Effects of Health Qigong on Sleep and Life Quality in Patients with Drug Abuse

A study published by Hong Kong journal of occupational therapy in June 2023 investigated the effect of Health Qigong (HQ) exercise on the subjective and objective sleep quality and the…