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Abstract Title:

EFFECT OF"TAI CHI"EXERCISE ON ANTIOXIDANT ENZYMES ACTIVITIES AND IMMUNITY FUNCTION IN MIDDLE-AGED PARTICIPANTS.

Abstract Source:

Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 2016 ;13(5):87-90. Epub 2016 Aug 12. PMID: 28487898

Abstract Author(s):

Aijun Niu

Article Affiliation:

Aijun Niu

Abstract:

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.

Study Type : Human Study
Additional Links
Therapeutic Actions : Tai Chi : CK(564) : AC(54)
Pharmacological Actions : Immunostimulatory : CK(442) : AC(114)

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