A list of publications refering to the benefits of
You don't need to be a genius to come along to Killamarsh, however if you are, here is some proof that T'ai Chi is good for you.
Effective Health Care (1996) Preventing falls and subsequent injury in older people NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York and Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds.
Jacobson, BH Chen, HC Cashel, C and Guerrero, L (1997) The effect of T'ai Chi Chuan training on balance, kinaesthetic sense and strength. Perceptual and motor skills 84(1);27-33
Kutner, NG Bamhart, H Wolf, SL McNeely, E and Xu, T (1997) Self-report benefits of T'ai Chi practice in older adults. Journal of Gerontology 52 (5):242-246
Lai, JS Lan, C Wong, MK and Teng, SH (1995) Two year trends in cardio respiratory function among older Tai Chi Chuan practitioners and sedentary subjects. Journal of American Geriatric-; Society 43(11): 1222-7
Lan, C Lai, JS and Wong, MK (1998) 12-month T'ai Chi training in the elderly: it's effects on health fitness Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 30(3):345-351
Schaller, KJ (1996) Tai Chi Chih: an exercise option for older adults. Journal of Gerontologica| Nursing 22(10):12-17
Wolf, SL Kutner. NG Green, RC and McNeely, E (1993) The Atlanta FICSIT study: Two exercise interventions to reduce frailty in elders. Journal of American Geriatrics Society 41:329-332
Wolf, SL Barnhart, HX McNeely, E Coogler, C and Xu, T (1996) Reducing frailty and falls in older persons: an investigation of Tai Chi and computerised balance training. Atlanta FICSIT Group. Frailty and Injuries: Cooperative Studies of Intervention Techniques. Journal of American
Geriatrics Society 44(5):489-497
Wolf, SL Bamhart, HX EUison, GL and Coogler, CE (1997) The effect ofTai Chi Chuan and compuperised balance training on postural stability in older subjects. Atlanta FICSIT Group. Frailty and Injuries: Cooperative Studies on Intervention Techniques. Physical Therapy 77(4): 3 71-381
Young, DR Appel, LJ Jee, S and Miller, ER (1999) The effects ofaerobic exercise and T'ai Chi on blood pressure in older people: results of a randomised trial. Journal of American Geriatrics