Research Articles

Please note while all articles are listed below, you may filter your reading by using the categories visable on the right hand of this page.  Please send any articles you have that you think are of value to 

NOTE: articles are listed aphabetically by first word of the title not by the date entered.

Please see the volunteer section of the home page to read about an opportunity to be the librarian of this page. 

Entries in social roles (1)


Evaluation of Tai Chi Course Effectiveness for People with Arthritis.

Evaluation of Tai Chi Course Effectiveness for People with Arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2010(Oct);62(10 Suppl):S288, abstract 690 [conference abstracts PDF here].

Leigh F. Callahan1, Jack H. Shreffler3, Betsy S. Hackney3, Kathryn Remmes Martin2 and Brian Charnock3. 1Univ of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 3University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of the Arthritis Foundation’s 6-week Tai Chi course in reducing symptoms, increasing function, and improving psychosocial status in participants with arthritis using a communitybased randomized control trial (RCT).

Click to read more ...