The Effect of T’ai Chi Exercise on Immunity and Infections: A Systematic Review of Controlled Trials

ABSTRACT: Purpose:  The aim of this review is to summarize and assess critically clinical trial evidence of the effect of t’ai chi(TC) exercise on immunity and TC efficacy for treating infectious diseases. Methods:  Fourteen databases were searched from their respective inceptions through January 2011. No language restrictions were imposed. Quality and validity of the included clinical trials […]

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Effect of Acute Acupuncture Treatment 
on Exercise Performance and Postexercise Recovery: A Systematic Review

Abstract Background: Preliminary evidence suggests that acupuncture applied proximally during a single bout of exercise can enhance exercise performance and/or expedite post-exercise recovery. The purpose of this investigation was to review trials, systematically and critically, that have investigated such hypotheses and delineate areas for future research. Methods:  A systematic review using computerized databases was performed. […]

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on Exercise Performance and Postexercise Recovery: A Systematic Review"

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“The Way, The Road, The Path, The Everything.”
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Piedmont Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

WELCOME  你好! Evidence Postings – Abstracts and full texts of clinical trial research into the traditional therapies of Chinese medicine: Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese dietary therapy, Moxibustion, Tui Na, Gua Sha, Cupping, Tai Ji Quan (“Tai Chi”) and Qi Gong. Research Commentary – Explorations, critiques, and commentary on clinical trial methodologies of Chinese medical […]

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