Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2019, Page: 159-163
A Research on the Health Promoting Effect of Taijiquan
Zhao Fatian, PE Institute, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China
Li Lei, PE Institute, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China
Zhang Le, PE Group, Shandong University Affiliated Primary School, Jinan, China
Received: Sep. 20, 2019;       Accepted: Oct. 31, 2019;       Published: Nov. 6, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajss.20190704.15      View  16      Downloads  4
Abstract
Health is an issue that every person should pay attention to. Chinese President Xi Jinping also emphasized in his speech that, staying health is a must in terms of becoming an all-round person, it is regarded as the foundation for economic and social development. Besides, it is also a crucial symbol for national and state prosperity, as well as a common pursuit of the masses. Through literature review and expert interview, this paper gives an in-depth explanation on the cultural connotation behind “practicing both inside and outside of the body, movement based on one’s own mind” in Taijiquan (Taijiquan, a kind of traditional Chinese slow movement). Besides, this paper also studies on Taijiquan’s movement which featured in slow and smooth, light and flexible, harmony and balance between dynamic and static, and its promoting effect on health. It is concluded that Taijiquan is effective in terms of supporting the general wellbeing of nervous system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, immune system, digestive system and sports system. The effect is especially significant for forming healthy positive emotions, cultivating healthy personality and improving the ability of social adaptation.
Keywords
Health, Taijiquan, Health Promotion, Effect
To cite this article
Zhao Fatian, Li Lei, Zhang Le, A Research on the Health Promoting Effect of Taijiquan, American Journal of Sports Science. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2019, pp. 159-163. doi: 10.11648/j.ajss.20190704.15
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