This paper outlines the academic and medical evidence for taijiquan and qigong and its impact on health. Research shows that taijiquan and qigong effect the metabolic processes of the body starting with the muscles, but also influencing the circulatory system, the digestive system, the metabolic system, and the nervous system.
SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 21 No. 1 (2012): 24 pages.