Research Links

Tai Chi and Qigong Research Results LINKS
Compiled by P. Tim Richard, Instructor at Durango Tai Chi Instruction

More links on various blog posts.

What is Tai Chi? What are the health benefits of Tai Chi?

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/265507.php

There are health benefits associated with Tai Chi for people suffering from:

A review of Tai Chi was published in the open access journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine which concluded that although Tai Chi appears to have positive psychological effects, more high quality, randomized trials are necessary.


Dragon Journal of Taijiquan
http://durangotaichi.wordpress.com

Shanti School of Taijiquan
A wealth of info on tai chi and health benefits, plus video catalog
http://www.shantischool.com
Susan A. Matthews, Master Instructor

Do tai chi and qigong improve balance, reduce pain, or improve quality of life?
https://nccih.nih.gov/health/taichi/introduction.htm

Tai Chi: An Introduction
https://nccih.nih.gov/sites/nccam.nih.gov/files/D322taichi.pdf

Tai Chi and Postural Stability in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3285459/

Tai Chi and Qigong
“…centuries-old, … mind and body practices.”
https://nccih.nih.gov/health/taich

Tai Chi Boosts Immunity to Shingles Virus in Older Adults, NIH-Sponsored Study Reports
http://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/tai-chi-boosts-immunity-shingles-virus-older-adults-nih-sponsored-study-reports

Mind-Body Exercise: Tai Chi and Yoga by Berkeley Wellness  |  

http://www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-mind/mind-body/article/mind-body-exercise-tai-chi-and-yoga