All publications of “Juliana Yumi Tizon Kasai”

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Effects of Tai Chi Chuan on cognition of elderly women with mild cognitive impairment

Juliana Yumi Tizon Kasai, Alexandre Leopold Busse, Regina Miksian Magaldi, Maria Angela Soci, Priscilla de Moraes Rosa, José Antônio Esper Curiati, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1470

ABSTRACTObjective:To detect the effects of Tai Chi Chuan practice on the cognition of elderly subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment.Methods:This is a pilot study with 26 elderly patients (mean age of 74 years) with Mild Cognitive Impairment. The evaluation instruments were Subjective Memory Complaint Scale (SMC), Rivermead Behavioral Memory Test (RBMT) and Digit Span Forward and Backward (DSF and DSB) from the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS). One group of 13 patients received two weekly 60-minute classes of Tai Chi Chuan […]