EFFECT OF"TAI CHI"EXERCISE ON ANTIOXIDANT ENZYMES ACTIVITIES AND IMMUNITY FUNCTION IN MIDDLE-AGED PARTICIPANTS.
Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2016 ;13(5):87-90. Epub 2016 Aug 12. PMID: 28487898
BACKGROUND: "Tai Chi"is a useful exercise that increases physical strength and relax the mind.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study investigates effect of"tai chi"exercise on antioxidant enzymes activities and immunity function in participants. These participants were randomly divided into two groups:"tai chi"exercise group (n=25) and control group (n=25). The participants in the"tai chi"group performed"tai chi"exercise for 1 h every day. The participants in the control group didn't perform"tai chi". The exercise lasts for half a year.
RESULTS: "tai chi"exercise increased antioxidant enzymes activities and improve immunity function in participants.
CONCLUSION: "tai chi"exercise is useful for health-keep of participants.