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Does Movement-Based Taiji Contribute to Mental Health? A Comprehensive Review

  title={Does Movement-Based Taiji Contribute to Mental Health? A Comprehensive Review},
  author={Fung Kei Cheng},
  journal={Journal of Nature and Science},
  • F. Cheng
  • Published 1 May 2015
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Nature and Science
A considerable amount of research has reported on the effects of Taiji exercise on physical health, which also benefits psychological welfare.  The present comprehensive review delves into the effectiveness of Taiji on mental well-being from 21 projects (n=13 in English, n=8 in Chinese) conducted in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Results indicate marked outcomes of this body-mind exercise, as associated with mental wellness across various age groups, including general mental… 

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