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Tai Chi - Workplace

Posted Jan 11th, 2010 in Research

Tai Chi workplace program for improving musculoskeletal fitness among female computer users.

Tai Chi Study, York University, January 11, 2010

Tai chi can help mitigate musculoskeletal disorders caused by extended computer use and provide a lift in mood, says a study led by York University researchers.

The study looked at female computer users at the University, measuring levels of physical fitness and psychological well-being in more than 50 staff members who participated in a twice-weekly lunch-hour tai chi program.

Researchers found that participants improved their musculoskeletal and back fitness, achieved lower resting heart rates and a smaller waist circumference, and experienced an emotional boost.

Read the complete article here: Tai Chi Workplace Program (PDF)


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