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Tai Ji (Tai Chi Chuan)

One of the MARTIAL ARTS and also a form of meditative exercise using methodically slow circular stretching movements and positions of body balance.
Also Known As:
Tai Chi Chuan; Tai Chi; Taiji; T'ai Chi; Taijiquan; Chi, Tai; Ji Quan, Tai; Quan, Tai Ji; Tai Ji Quan; Tai-ji
Networked: 356 relevant articles (70 outcomes, 126 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Yeh, Gloria Y: 14 articles (11/2015 - 10/2004)
2. Wayne, Peter M: 13 articles (11/2015 - 10/2004)
3. Lee, Myeong Soo: 12 articles (01/2015 - 06/2007)
4. Wang, Chenchen: 11 articles (01/2015 - 01/2008)
5. Irwin, Michael R: 10 articles (11/2015 - 09/2003)
6. Taylor-Piliae, Ruth E: 10 articles (05/2014 - 01/2004)
7. Lam, Paul: 10 articles (11/2011 - 09/2003)
8. Davis, Roger B: 9 articles (11/2015 - 07/2004)
9. Ernst, Edzard: 9 articles (01/2014 - 06/2007)
10. Phillips, Russell S: 8 articles (06/2013 - 10/2004)

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
06/01/2015 - "In the quality of life, the therapeutic Tai Chi group showed a significant improvement in five items (physical function, pain, vitality, general health, mental health) among eight items in SF-36. "
01/01/2011 - "Aerobic, strengthening, aquatic and Tai chi exercise are beneficial for improving pain and function in people with OA with benefits seen across the range of disease severities. "
11/15/2009 - "Compared with the controls, patients assigned to Tai Chi exhibited significantly greater improvement in WOMAC pain (mean difference at 12 weeks -118.80 mm [95% confidence interval (95% CI) -183.66, -53.94; P = 0.0005]), WOMAC physical function (-324.60 mm [95% CI -513.98, -135.22; P = 0.001]), patient global visual analog scale (VAS; -2.15 cm [95% CI -3.82, -0.49; P = 0.01]), physician global VAS (-1.71 cm [95% CI -2.75, -0.66; P = 0.002]), chair stand time (-10.88 seconds [95% CI -15.91, -5.84; P = 0.00005]), Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (-6.70 [95% CI -11.63, -1.77; P = 0.009]), self-efficacy score (0.71 [95% CI 0.03, 1.39; P = 0.04]), and Short Form 36 physical component summary (7.43 [95% CI 2.50, 12.36; P = 0.004]). "
01/01/2008 - "Physical measures of bodily pain and general health, and mental measures of role mental/emotion function, vitality, and mental health were significantly improved after Tai Chi intervention. "
01/01/2014 - "The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of conducting a three-arm randomised controlled trial (RCT) with frail older people in a residential care setting to test the hypothesis that a 14-week modified tai chi or yoga programme is more effective than usual care activity in improving balance function, quality of life, pain experience and in reducing number of falls. "
2. Stroke (Strokes)
3. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease)
4. Heart Failure
5. Osteoarthritis

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)
2. Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar)
3. LDL Cholesterol
4. Cholesterol
5. Guanosine Triphosphate (GTP)
6. Oxygen
7. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
8. Hormones
9. Carbon Monoxide
10. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Breathing Exercises (Qigong)
2. Meditation
3. Resistance Training
4. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
5. Aftercare (After-Treatment)