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Tai Chi Chuan training improves the pulmonary function of asthmatic children.

@article{Chang2008TaiCC,
  title={Tai Chi Chuan training improves the pulmonary function of asthmatic children.},
  author={Yu-feng Chang and Yao-Hsu Yang and Chin-Chieh Chen and B. Chiang},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={
          88-95
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Tai Chi Chuan, a traditional Chinese exercise, is thought to improve cardiopulmonary function in patients with chronic disease. This study investigated the effect of Tai Chi Chuan on the pulmonary function and daily symptoms of asthmatic children. METHODS Thirty asthmatic children were enrolled into the study. Fifteen of the 30 children participated in a 12-week Tai Chi Chuan program and the remaining 15 constituted the control group. Prior to study participation, the… Expand

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