Cardiovascular and Circulatory System | Research

The Effects of Aerobic Exercise and T’ai Chi on Blood Pressure in Older People: Results of a Randomized Trial

Programs of moderate intensity aerobic exercise and light exercise may have similar effects on blood pressure in previously sedentary older individuals. If additional trials confirm these results, promoting light intensity activity could have substantial public health benefits as a means to reduce blood pressure in older aged persons.

Cardiovascular and Circulatory System | Research

Tai Chi Chuan Improves Functional Capacity After Myocardial Infarction: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Tai Chi Chuan practice was associated with an increase in Vo2 peak in patients with a recent MI and may constitute an effective form of cardiac rehabilitation in this patient population.

Cardiovascular and Circulatory System | Research

The Beneficial Effects of Tai Chi Chuan on Blood Pressure and Lipid Profile and Anxiety Status in a Randomized Controlled Trial

This study shows that under well-designed conditions, Tai Chi exercise training could decrease blood pressure and results in favorable lipid profile changes and improve subjects’ anxiety status.