A randomized, prospective study of the effects of Tai Chi Chun exercise on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.

@article{Chan2004ARP,
  title={A randomized, prospective study of the effects of Tai Chi Chun exercise on bone mineral density in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Kaiming Chan and Ling Qin and Mingchu Lau and Jean Woo and Szeki Au and Wingyee Choy and Kwongman Lee and Shiuhung Lee},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={717-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the potential benefits of programmed Tai Chi Chun (TCC) exercise on the weight-bearing bones of early postmenopausal women. DESIGN Age-matched and randomized prospective intervention. SETTING University medical school. PARTICIPANTS One hundred thirty-two healthy postmenopausal women (mean age, 54.0+/-3.5y) within 10 years of menopause onset were recruited and randomized into the TCC exercise group (n=67) or the sedentary control group (n=65). INTERVENTION… CONTINUE READING
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