Psychology | Research

Changes in Self-Reported Symptoms of Depression and Physical Well-Being in Healthy Individuals Following a Taiji Beginner Course – Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial

In this randomized controlled trial, we found significant evidence that a Taiji beginner course of 3 months duration elicits positive effects with respect to physical well-being in healthy individuals, with improvements pronouncing over time.

Psychology | Research

Complementary Use of Tai Chi Chih Augments Escitalopram Treatment of Geriatric Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Complementary use of a mind–body exercise, such as TCC, may provide additional improvements of clinical outcomes in the pharmacologic treatment of geriatric depression.

Psychology | Research

Impact of Short- and Long-Term Tai Chi Mind-Body Exercise Training on Cognitive Function in Healthy Adults: Results From a Hybrid Observational Study and Randomized Trial

In healthy non-sedentary adults, long-term Tai Chi (TC) training may help preserve cognitive function; however, the effect of short-term TC training in healthy adults remains unclear.

Muscular/Skeletal System | Research

A Pilot Cluster Randomized Trial of a 20-Week Tai Chi Program in Elders With Cognitive Impairment and Osteoarthritic Knee: Effects on Pain and Other Health Outcomes

Practicing Tai Chi (TC) can be efficacious in reducing pain and stiffness in elders with knee osteoarthritis (OA) and cognitive impairment (CI).

Muscular/Skeletal System | Research

Qigong Versus Exercise Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain in Adults – A Randomized Controlled Non-Inferiority Trial

Qigong was not proven to be non-inferior to exercise therapy in the treatment of chronic low back pain. Its role in the prevention of chronic low back pain might be addressed in further studies.

Muscular/Skeletal System | Research

Tai Chi Exercise for Treatment of Pain and Disability in People with Persistent Low Back Pain: a Randomized Controlled Trial

This is the first pragmatic randomized controlled trial of tai chi exercise for people with low back pain.