The case for Tai Chi in the repertoire of strategies to prevent falls among older people

This source preferred by Samuel Nyman

Authors: Nyman, S.R. and Skelton, D.A.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/24852/

Journal: Perspectives in Public Health

Volume: 137

Issue: 2

Pages: 85-86

Publisher: SAGE Publications (UK and US)

ISSN: 1757-9147

Falls among older people is a global public health issue. In this article, Dr Samuel Nyman of Bournemouth University Dementia Institute, and Professor Dawn Skelton, Institute for Applied Health Research, Glasgow Caledonian University highlight the effectiveness of Tai Chi as an alternative strategy to physiotherapy to combat this issue.

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