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Comparative study of physiologic characteristics between the newly compiled Bafa Wubu of tai chi and 24 form simplified tai chi

Body Composition Assessment
Lyu et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, BMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : China

Journal : BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation

The newly compiled Bafa Wubu of Tai Chi (Eight Methods and Five Footworks) is a fitness routine that has been developed in accordance with the appeal of the General Administration of Sport of China and promoted both in China and abroad. This paper aims to compare the differences in energy consumption and related parameters between the two types of Tai Chi. A total of 60 healthy participants were recruited; 37 males (aged 37.4±10.4 years) and 23 females (aged 31.9±12.8 years). The maximal exercise capacity of …
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