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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part C

Improving strength, flexibility and balance using Taijiquan exercises


Author(s): Joana L Yasol-Vicente

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of Taijiquan exercises on flexibility, balance, and leg strength among college students. The study used seventy-six students from three random sections of Physical Education 2 taking up Taijiquan, namely: BMMA, BSA 191C and BSA 191D. A 15-week Taijiquan Training Program was employed among the subjects, conducted two times a week for 80 min per session. Everyone was subjected to pre-test and post-test using wall squat, sit-and-reach, and one-leg-standing balance as fitness parameters. After the intervention, a significant increase was observed between the respondents’ performance in three fitness parameters. This study has confirmed that the practice of Taijiquan has improved the muscle strength, flexibility, and balance.

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How to cite this article:
Joana L Yasol-Vicente. Improving strength, flexibility and balance using Taijiquan exercises. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(6):161-165.
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