Underlying mechanisms of Tai-Chi-Chuan training for improving balance ability in the elders.

@article{Guo2014UnderlyingMO,
  title={Underlying mechanisms of Tai-Chi-Chuan training for improving balance ability in the elders.},
  author={Lan-Yuen Guo and Chao-pin Yang and Yu-lin You and Shen-kai Chen and Chich-Haung Yang and Yi-You Hou and Wen-Lan Wu},
  journal={Chinese journal of integrative medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={409-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare balance ability between elderly individuals who practiced Tai-Chi-Chuan (TCC) for average 9.64 years and elderly individuals who did not practice TCC and its relationship with lower extremity muscle strength and ankle proprioception. METHODS Twenty-five elderly volunteers were divided into two groups according to their TCC practcing experience. Sixteen were TCC group and the other nine were control population. Subjects completed a static balance test and ankle… CONTINUE READING