Mind-Body Exercise Improves Cognitive Function and Modulates the Function and Structure of the Hippocampus and Anterior Cingulate Cortex in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Our results demonstrate the potential of Baduanjin in preventing the progression of mild cognitive impairment.
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.
Effects of Mind-Body Movement Therapy on Functional Status and Exercise Capacity in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure: a Randomized Controlled Trial
Tai Chi may be a beneficial adjunctive treatment that enhances quality of life and functional capacity in patients with chronic heart failure who are already receiving standard medical therapy.
Regular Tai Chi practice increases the levels of superoxide dismutase and catalase, as well as reducing the levels of lipoperoxides. More studies are necessary to determine the effect of Tai Chi on OxSM when compared to other physical activities.
The qi-gong intervention was associated with improvements in weight, waist circumference, leg strength, and insulin resistance. The mediation analyses highlight the importance of weight reduction in the control of diabetes.