Simplified Tai Chi Resistance Training versus Traditional Tai Chi in Slowing Bone Loss in Postmenopausal Women

@inproceedings{Wang2015SimplifiedTC,
  title={Simplified Tai Chi Resistance Training versus Traditional Tai Chi in Slowing Bone Loss in Postmenopausal Women},
  author={Huiru Wang and Bo Yu and Wen-Hua Chen and Yingzhi Lu and Dinghai Yu},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2015}
}
Background. This study examined whether simplified Tai Chi resistance training is superior to traditional Tai Chi in slowing bone loss in postmenopausal women. Methods. This prospective trial included 119 postmenopausal women (age: 52-65 years). Subjects were randomly assigned to participate in a traditional Tai Chi program (TTC, n = 40), a simplified Tai Chi resistance training program (TCRT, n = 40), or a blank control group (routine activity, n = 39). The TTC involved traditional Yang Style… CONTINUE READING
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