WOSU News Archives For: July 27, 2005

Tai Chi benefits seniors’ health

12:00AM
July
27, 2005

As the body ages it loses flexibility and muscle tone, and seniors often suffer from decreased mobility and an increased likelihood of falling. A new study suggests an ancient martial art can help keep seniors flexible and confident. A Journal of Advanced Nursing report suggests seniors practicing Tai Chi see improvement in their mobility, balance, and muscle tone.