Tai Chi for Fall Prevention study


Dr Paul Lam
This study shows that the Tai Chi for Arthritis program has great potential for health promotion as it can help older people to avoid falls by developing their balance, muscle strength and confidence.
Summary of a published article:

“The Effects of Sun-Style Tai Chi Exercise on Physical Fitness and Fall Prevention in Fall-Prone Adults”
Published in the journal of Advanced Nursing 51(2), 150-157
by Dr Choi J.H., Moon J.S. and Song R. (2005)

“As people get older they are more likely to experience falls and this can lead to some very serious health issues