Published in Cardiovascular Business Week, August 22nd, 2006
Researchers in the United States conducted a study "to compare the effects of a short style of Tai Chi versus brisk walking training programme on aerobic capacity, heart rate variability (HRV), strength, flexibility, balance, psychological status and quality of life in elderly women."
J.F. Audette and colleagues of Harvard University explained, "Nineteen community-dwelling, sedentary women (aged 71.4±4.5 years) were randomly assigned to Tai Chi Chuan (TCC; n=11) or brisk walking group (BWG; n=8). A separate group of elderly women was...
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