Effect of Tai Chi Exercise on Fall Prevention in Older Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Background: Falls among the elderly is a major public health concern. Tai Chi exercise appears to prevent the risk of falls among the elderly. Previous reviews found that there is insufficient evidence to conclude whether Tai Chi is effective in fall prevention. Our review was performed to update th...

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Main Authors: Yu-Ning Hu, Yu-Ju Chung, Hui-Kung Yu, Yu-Chi Chen, Chien-Tsung Tsai, Gwo-Chi Hu
Format: Article
Published: Taiwan Society of Geriatric Emergency and Critical Medicine (TSGECM) 2016-09-01
Series:International Journal of Gerontology
Online Access:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1873959816300746