Effects of T'ai Chi training on function and quality of life indicators in older adults with osteoarthritis.

@article{Hartman2000EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of T'ai Chi training on function and quality of life indicators in older adults with osteoarthritis.},
  author={Christian A Hartman and Tina M Manos and Catherine Winter and Diane M Hartman and Bixia Li and Joanne C Smith},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={1553-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of T'ai Chi training on arthritis self-efficacy, quality of life indicators, and lower extremity functional mobility in older adults with osteoarthritis. DESIGN A prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial. Intervention length was 12 weeks, with outcomes measured before and after intervention using blinded testers. Group (T'ai Chi vs Control) x time (2 x 2) mixed factorial ANOVA. SETTING Allied Health Sciences Center at Springfield College… CONTINUE READING

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