Effect of Qigong on quality of life: a cross-sectional population-based comparison study in Taiwan
- Tai Chi Qigong for the quality of life of patients with knee osteoarthritis: a pilot, randomized, waiting list controlled trial. Hwa-Jin Lee; Hi-Joon Park; Younbyoung Chae; Song-Yi Kim; Seung-Nam Kim; Seung-Tae Kim; Je-Ho Kim; Chang-Shik Yin; Hyejung Lee // Clinical Rehabilitation;Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p504
Objective: To evaluate the effects of Tai Chi Qigong training on the quality of life and physical function of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Design: A preliminary, single-blind, randomized controlled trial. Setting: General community, performed at Hwaseong City Health Center....
- Qigong Sampler. // IDEA Fitness Journal;Apr2010, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p87
The article offers step-by-step instructions for a couple of movements for qigong practice, including Pushing Up the Heavens, and Pulling the Bow to Shoot the Arrow.
- Qi gong. Gallia, Katherine // Natural Health;Mar99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p135
Focuses on the characteristics of the Chinese exercise called qi gong. Description of executing qi gong routines; Benefits of the exercise; Physical requirements and precautions. INSET: Case history..
- beyond yoga. // Kiwi;Jun/Jul2011, p16
The article offers step-by-step instructions for doing two kid-friendly Qigong exercises, including the low clouds drifting, and shooting the bow and arrow.
- A preliminary study of the effects of Tai Chi and Qigong medical exercise on indicators of metabolic syndrome, glycaemic control, health-related quality of life, and psychological health in adults with elevated blood glucose. X Liu // British Journal of Sports Medicine;Aug2010, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p704
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the feasibility, acceptability and effects of a Tai Chi and Qigong exercise programme in adults with elevated blood glucose. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: A single group preâ€“post feasibility trial with 11 participants (3 male and 8 female; aged 42â€“65...
- Subjective Experiences of Older Adults Practicing Taiji and Qigong. Yang Yang; DeCelle, Sharon; Reed, Mike; Rosengren, Karl; Schlagal, Robert; Greene, Jennifer // Journal of Aging Research;2011, p1
This article presents a qualitative study following a 6-month Taiji (T'ai Chi)/Qigong (Ch'i Kung) intervention for older adults. The researchers conducted in-depth interviews of eight selected participants who elected to continue practicing Taiji after the intervention ended, in order to explore...
- finding grace. Schulyer, Nina // Health (Time Inc. Health);Sep2001, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p90
Presents an article on finding inner grace through the tai ichi exercise. Definition of grace; Importance of focus on tai ichi; How to attain inner grace. INSET: add more grace to your life.
- chi kung. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p429
A definition of the term "chi kung," which means Qi gong, is presented.
- Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Quality of Life in Older Adults: Summary. Drewnowski, Adam; Evans, William J. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Oct2001 Special Issue II, Vol. 56A Issue 10, p89
Summarizes the contribution of nutrition and physical activity to health and quality of life in older adults. Overview of age-related changes in metabolism or physiological function; How dietary patterns change with age; Effect of exercise programs on total activity of the elders.