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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Characteristics of the included RCT studies

Study Number of participant Health
condition
Intervention Duration Study findings
Song et al.(2003) [21] 72 Osteoarthritis Taichi 3 times a week for 12 weeks Pain, joint stiffness, perceived difficulties physical functioning, balance ability and abdominal strength
Kim et al.(2009) [12] 40 Healthy Taichi 3 times a weekfor 12 weeks Balance ability
Kim(2009) [13] 65 Healthy Taichi 3 times weekfor 12 weeks Balance ability
Lee et al.(2009) [22] 44 Osteoarthritis Taichi 2 times a week for 8 weeks Quality of life and gait speed
Song et al.(2010) [23] 82 Osteoarthritis Taichi Everyday for 24 weeks Knee extensor endurance and bone mineral density
Jung et al.(2012) [24] 56 Benign prostate hypertrophy Taichi 3 times a weekfor 12 weeks Lower urinary tract symptoms, quality of life and sex hormone levels
Kim et al.(2013) [14] 32 Healthy Taichi 3 times a weekfor 8 weeks Muscle strength and balance ability
Kim et al.(2015) [15] 22 Stroke Taichi 2 times a weekfor 6 weeks Balance ability, gait ability and quality of life
Yu and Kim(2015) [27] 61 Healthy Qigong 2 times a weekfor 8 weeks Grip strength, lower extremity muscle strength, gait ability, balance ability, vitality and instrinc motivation
Kim et al.(2016) [16] 60 Healthy Taichi 3 times a weekfor 24 weeks Self-efficacy and perceived health status
Son et al.(2016) [17] 45 Healthy Taichi 2 times a weekfor 12 weeks Balance ability, lower extremity muscle strenght and gait ability
Wong et al.(2018) [26] 37 Fibromyalgia Taichi 3 times a weekfor 12 weeks Sympathovagal balance, (para) sympathetic tone, pain, fatigue, muscle strength, flexibility
Cho and Roh(2019)[18] 37 Healthy Taekwondo 5 times a weekfor 16 weeks Lower extremity muscle strength and flexibility, aerobic endurance levels, BDNF, VEGF, and IGF-1 serum levels and cognitive ability
Oh and Kang(2019) [19] 42 Healthy Taichi 5 days a weekfor 6 weeks Skeletal muscle mass, fat mass, body fat and satisfaction with life scale score
Kim et al.(2020) [20] 46 Healthy Taichi
Taekkyon
2 times a weekfor 12 weeks Balance ability, lower extremity strength and gait ability
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