Emerging Research Supporting Health Benefits of Qigong Exercise and Tai Chi practiced as Qigong: 2010 through 2014. A Bibliography.
A search and review of the literature for high quality research studies resulted in identification of 64 articles: 53 primary, randomized controlled clinical studies and 11 literature reviews validating therapeutic benefit of qigong exercise and tai chi practiced as qigong.
The assembled bibliography was then categorized into clinical areas including cancer care, fall prevention, cardiac and cardiovascular, pulmonary care, healthy aging, stress management and immune support quality of life, general health benefits, Bone Health, Parkinson’s , Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Obesity, Diabetes, Neurologic, and Mode of delivery.
It is hoped that this bibliographic effort will serve as a resource in advancement of qigong exercise practice in health promotion and integrative health care.
This bibliography is a service of the National Qigong Association, Research and Education Committee.