Tai Chi Improves Psychoemotional State, Cognition, and Motor Learning in Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This study offers an effective intervention that can be delivered under pandemic conditions to improve psychoemotional state, cognition, and motor learning in older adults.
Some of the benefits of Tai Chi practice for individuals coping with COVID-19 are outlined here. Benefits include immune system promotion, inflammation response reduction, rehabilitation in pulmonary function, and emotional improvement.
Qigong has the potential to play a role in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of respiratory infections, such as COVID-19.
Tai Chi Chih (TCC) can be considered a useful behavioral intervention to reduce circulating levels of IL-6 in older adults who show elevated levels of this inflammatory marker and are at risk for inflammation-related morbidity.