Tai Chi as an adjunct to cardiac rehabilitation exercise training.

@article{TaylorPiliae2003TaiCA,
  title={Tai Chi as an adjunct to cardiac rehabilitation exercise training.},
  author={Ruth E Taylor-Piliae},
  journal={Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          90-6
        }
}
Heart disease is a chronic condition needing lifetime secondary prevention measures to decrease morbidity and mortality, and to improve quality of life. Cardiac rehabilitation exercise training, one aspect of cardiac recovery, traditionally includes some form of aerobic fitness and, more recently, muscle strength training to improve exercise tolerance. Tai chi, widely practiced in China for centuries, is a popular form of exercise among older Chinese persons associated with enhanced well-being… CONTINUE READING

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