The Effect of Tai Chi for Improving Sleep Quality: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

@article{Li2020TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Tai Chi for Improving Sleep Quality: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.},
  author={Huanjie Li and Juexuan Chen and Guangzhen Xu and Yuting Duan and Danxuan Huang and Chunzhi Tang and Jihong Liu},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2020},
  volume={274},
  pages={
          1102-1112
        }
}
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