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Research Publications Related to Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance®

 

Early developmental and dissemination studies

Tai Chi and fall reductions in older adults: a randomized controlled trial
(2005, Journal of Gerontology: Medical Science)

Tai Chi: improving functional balance and predicting subsequent falls in older persons
(2004, Medicine Science & Sports Exercise)

Translation of an Effective Tai Chi Intervention Into a Community-Based Falls-Prevention Program
(2008, American Journal of Public Health)

 
Review articles on the conceptual basis and technical details of TJQMBB
Tai Ji Quan Exercise for People with Parkinson’s Disease and Other Neurodegenerative Movement Disorders
(2012, International Journal of Integrative Medicine)

Transforming Traditional Tai Ji Quan Techniques into Integrative Movement Therapy – Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance
(2014, Journal of Sport and Health Science)

 
Studies in people with chronic disease conditions using TJQMBB

Tai Chi and Postural Stability in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease
(2012, New England Journal of Medicine)

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Patient-Reported Outcomes with Tai Chi Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease
(2014, Movement Disorders)

Comparison of tai chi vs. strength training for fall prevention among female cancer survivors: study protocol for the GET FIT trial (2012, BMC Cancer)

 
Recent studies on dissemination and implementation of TJQMBB in community and clinical settings

Implementing an Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Program in an Outpatient Clinical Setting
(2013, Journal of American Geriatrics Society)

Implementing an evidence-based fall prevention intervention in community senior centers
(2016, American Journal of Public Health )

Implementing an evidence-based Tai Ji Quan program in a multicultural setting: A pilot dissemination project
(2014, Journal of Sport and Health Science)

Implementing Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance in real-world settings: Success and challenges
(2014, Journal of Sport and Health Science)

 
Studies on the potential utility of TJQMBB in improving function

Tai Ji Quan and Global Cognitive Function in Older Adults with Cogntive Impairment: A Pilot Study
(2014, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics)

The Effects of Tai Ji Quan Training on Limits of Stability in Older Adults
(2014, Journal of Clinical Interventions in Aging)

 
Studies on cost-effectiveness/benefits

A Tai Ji Quan Intervention to Reduce Falls in People with Parkinson’s Disease: An Economic Evaluation of a Randomized Controlled Trial, Oregon, 2008-2011
(2015, Preventing Chronic Disease)

A cost-benefit analysis of three older adult fall prevention interventions
(2015, Journal of Safety Resarch)

 
Disseminating Evidence-Based Exercise Fall Prevention interventions – scholarly article

Exercise and Fall Prevention: Narrowing the Research-to-Practice Gap and Enhancing Integration of Clinical and Community Practice
(2016, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society)

The Public Health Benefits of Tai Ji Quan – Addressing the Unmet Needs of Aging Populations in the 21st Century
(commentary, 2016, Journal of Sport and Health Science)

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