Kinematic and electromyographic analysis of the push movement in tai chi.

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BACKGROUND Tai chi is a form of exercise derived from the martial art folk traditions of China. The force used in tai chi includes different principles of mechanical advantage. No studies on the kinematic features of tai chi exercise have been published. OBJECTIVE To analyse the kinematics and electromyographic characteristics of tai chi. METHODS An… (More)

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@article{Chan2003KinematicAE, title={Kinematic and electromyographic analysis of the push movement in tai chi.}, author={S. P. Chan and Terry Luk and Yun Chul Hong}, journal={British journal of sports medicine}, year={2003}, volume={37 4}, pages={339-44} }