Difficult Diseases | Research

The Effect of Group Aerobic Exercise and T’ai Chi on Functional Outcomes and Quality of Life for Persons Living with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

This study shows that TC and EX improve physiologic parameters, functional outcomes, and QOL. Group intervention provides a socialization context for management of chronic HIV disease.

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.