The potential yield of Tai Chi in cancer survivorship

Smith, Lee and Gordon, Dan and Scruton, Adrian and Yang, Lin (2016) The potential yield of Tai Chi in cancer survivorship. Future Science OA, 2 (4). ISSN 2056-5623

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.4155/fsoa-2016-0049

Abstract

The purpose of the current paper is to encourage research into all areas of Tai Chi and cancer survivorship. Tai Chi is defined here as a combination of Chinese philosophy, martial and healing arts. Tai Chi is a form of physical activity that is carried out at either a light or moderate intensity. The practice of Tai Chi integrates mental concentration and breathing control [1,2]. We first discuss the role of light physical activity in cancer survivorship and then narrow our focus to Tai Chi per se.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: cancer survivorship, cognitive function, light intensity physical activity, physical fitness, psychological health, Tai Chi
Faculty: ARCHIVED Faculty of Science & Technology (until September 2018)
Depositing User: Lee Smith
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2016 13:11
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 16:11
URI: http://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/701154

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