“Qigong” Mind-Body Exercise for Elderly Care

  • Siu Kan Law
  • Dawn Ching Tung Au
  • Albert Wing Nang Leung
  • Chuan Shan Xu
Keywords: Qigong, Care, Elderly, Mind, Body, Excercise

Abstract

Letter to Editor on “Qigong” Mind-Body Exercise for Elderly Care by Siu Kan Law, Dawn Ching Tung Au, Albert Wing Nang Leung, Chuan Shan Xu. 

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Author Biographies

Siu Kan Law

Faculty of Science and Technology, The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Tsing Yi, New Territories, Hong Kong

Dawn Ching Tung Au

Faculty of Science and Technology, The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Tsing Yi, New Territories, Hong Kong

Albert Wing Nang Leung

School of Nursing, Tung Wah College, 31 Wylie Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Chuan Shan Xu

Key Laboratory of Molecular Target and Clinical Pharmacology, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou 511436, China

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0512.12520
Published: 2022-03-26
How to Cite
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Siu Kan Law, Dawn Ching Tung Au, Albert Wing Nang Leung, Chuan Shan Xu. “Qigong” Mind-Body Exercise for Elderly Care. IHRJ [Internet]. 2022Mar.26 [cited 2023Feb.2];5(12):LE1-LE2. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/520

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