Thème 1 : Etudes générales


Commentary : Multifaceted Health Benefits of Medical Qigong. Sancier KM. The Journal of Alternative and complementary Medicine. 2004;10(1):163-165.

Meditation practices for health: state of the research. Ospina MB, Bond K, Karkhaneh M, Tjosvold L, Vandermeer B, Liang Y, Bialy L, Hooton N, Buscemi N, Dryden DM, Klassen TP. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep). 2007;(155):1-263.

Comprehensive therapeutic benefits of Taiji : a critical review Klein PJ, Adams WD. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2004;83(9):735-45.

The effect of Tai Chi on health outcomes in patients with chronic conditions : a systematic review. Wang C. Arch Intern Med. 2004;164(5):493-501.

Recherche sur les produits de MTC dans les universités canadiennes : capacités et défis, Emk Lui, Mars 2005.

Change in perceived psychosocial status following a 12-week Tai Chi exercise programme Taylor-Piliae RE. J Adv Nurs. 2006;(3):313-29.

Proposition d’un guide pour évaluer le potentiel des thérapies énergétiques. Eric Forgues Université de Moncton (Ca) 2007
Qigong Institute (USA) : Sur le site sont référencées un ensemble d’études cliniques et expérimentales.

Mind/body techniques for physiological and psychological stress reduction: stress management via Tai Chi training – a pilot study. Esch T, Duckstein J, Welke J, Braun V. Med Sci Monit. 2007 Nov;13(11):CR488-497.

Effects of tai chi exercises on self-efficacy and psychological health. Deschamps A. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity. 2007;4(1);25-32.

Thème 2 : Cancérologie. 


Médecines parallèles, complémentaires, alternatives et Cancer. Pr Simon Schraub, Centre Paul Strauss.

A Randomized Study of the Effect of Tai Chi Chuan Compared to a Structured Exercise Program on Parameters of Physical Fitness and Stress in Adult Cancer Survivors NIH Clinical research studies, 2008.

Thème 3 : Cardiologie.


Improvement in balance, strength, and flexibility after 12 weeks of Tai Chi exercise in ethnic Chinese adults with cardiovascular desease risk factors Taylor-Piiae RE. Alter Therm Med.1997;12(2):50-8.

Hemodynamic responses to a community-based Tai Chi exercise intervention in ethnic Chinese adults with cardiovascular disease risk factors. Taylor-Piliae RE. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2005;Nov25.

Measurement properties of Tai Chi exercise self-efficacy among ethnic Chinese with coronary heart disease risk factors : a pilot study Taylor-Piliae RE. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2004 Dec;3(4):287-94.

Clinical effect of qigong practice on essential hypertension : a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Xinfeng Guo. The journal of alternative and complementary medicine. 2008;14(1)27-37.

Thème 4 : Gériatrie.


The efficacy of Tai Chi Chuan in olders adults : a systematic review. Verhagen AP et al. Family Practice.2004;21(1):107-13.

The effects of exercise on falls in elderly patients. Apreplanned meta-analysis of the FICSIT Trials. Province MA, Hadley EC, and al. JAMA. 1995;273(17):1341-7.

12-Month Tai chi training in the elderly : its effect on health fitness. Lan C et al. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 1998.30(3):345-51.

Health-Related Quality of Life in the Elderly Practicing T’ai Chi Chuan. Tsung-Jung Ho, Liang Wen-Miin, Chih-Hui Lien, et al..The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2007;13(10):1077-1084.

Validation of a New Brief Physical Activity Survey among Men and Women Aged 60-69 Years. Taylor-Piliae RE. Am J Epidemiol 2006.

Healthy Communities Collaborative Tai Chi Report. Farbrace K. (Balance and falls) 164(6):598-606.

Emerging therapies to treat frailty syndrome in the elderly. Cherniack EP, Flores HJ, Troen BR. Altern Med Rev. 2007;12(3):246-58.

Eye-hand coordination of elderly people who practice Tai Chi Chuan. Pei YC, Chou SW, Lin PS, Lin YC, Hsu TH, Wong AM.  J Formos Med Assoc. 2008;107(2):103-10.

Introduction du mouvement lent en rééducation psychomotrice de la personne âgée par la pratique du Qi-Gong. Gorgy O. Evolutions psychomotrices. 1996;8(31):39-49.

Thème 5 : Uro-néphrologie.


Effect of a home exercise program based on tai chi in patients with end-stage renal disease. Ling KW. PeritDial Int. 2003;23(2):99-103.

Thème 6 : Neurologie.


Does Tai Chi/Qi Gong help patients with Multiple Sclerosis, N. Mills, J. of Bodywork and movement Therapy, January 2000.

Taiji for individuals with Parkinson Desease and their Support Partners : Program Evaluation Klein PJ J Neurol Phys Ther. Mar 2006.

Tai chi exercise and stroke rehabilitation. Taylor-Piliae RE. Top Stroke Rehabil.2007:14(4):9-22.

Thème 7 : Rhumatologie et rééducation fonctionnelle.


Effects of Tai Chi in adults with rheumatoid arthritis Wang C. Rheumatology 2005 44(5):685-687.

Beneficial effects of regular tai chi exercise on musculoskeletal system. Ling Qi. Journal of Bone and mineral metabolism.2005;23(2).186-90.

Thème 8 : Pneumologie


Tai chi chuan training improves the pulmonary function of asthmatic children, Chang YF, Yang YH, Chen CC, Chiang BL. J Microbiol Immunol Infect,2008, 41(1):88-95