OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of Qigong exercise on upper limb lymphedema, arterial resistance and blood flow velocity in postmastectomy breast cancer survivors. METHOD: Eleven breast cancer survivors with Qigong experience (mean age: 58.3±10.1 years) were assigned to the experimental group and 12 breast cancer survivors without Qigong experience (mean age: 53.8±4.2 years) were assigned to the control group. After baseline measurements were taken, the experimental group performed 18 Forms Tai Chi Qigong exercise for approximately 6 ...
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
- Social services and welfare medical sciences
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation