TableĀ 1

Randomised controlled trials of Tai Chi in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

First author

Year

Tai Chi arm

Control arm

Chan132010Modified 13-form Yang styleBreathing exercise and self-paced walking
Chan142011Modified 13-form Yang styleBreathing exercise and self-paced walking
Chan152013Modified 13-form Yang styleSelf breathing and walking exercise; usual care
Du162013Modified 24-form Yang styleBreathing exercise and walking
Du172013Modified 24-form Yang styleBreathing exercise and walking
Gu182012Modified 24-form Yang styleUsual care
Leung192013Sun styleUsual care
Li202012Modified 24-form Yang styleBreathing exercise
Niu212014Not mentionedUsual care
Ng2220145-form Sun style plus conventional PRConventional PR
Wang232014Modified 24-form Yang styleUsual care
Yao242004Chen styleBreathing exercise
Yeh252010Short-form Yang styleUsual care
  • PR, pulmonary rehabilitation.