Tai Chi/Qigong Mind-Body Practices as Physical Therapy Course Objectives

Evidence Based Mind-Body Practices and the Physical Therapist: Extending the Continuum of Care with Tai Chi & Qigong

mind-body practices as physical therapyObjectives (Day 1)
A.1 Review/Discuss relevant scientific literature as a group:

Tai Chi/Qigong Mind-Body practices as Physical Therapy to address injury (fall) prevention, chronic conditions, and other Quality of Life issues.

A.2 Assess Pre and Post Tai Chi Training: functional ability and risk of injury.
A.3 Demonstrate Tai Chi Exercises or “Movements” learned.
A.4 Analyze performance of movement using Tai Chi Forms Assessment Tool.
A.5 Demonstrate modified Tai Chi movement for use with persons of varying ability.
A.6 Teach at least once during role play, using Instructor’s Guide.
A.7 Use Instructor’s Guide to integrate tai chi activity as a one on one or small group therapy strategy.

Objectives (Day 2)  Tai Chi/Qigong Mind-Body practices video introduction
B 1.Practice Mind Body practices (techniques)
B 2.Discuss Mind-Body practices (Tai Chi & Qigong)
B 3.Analyze Mind-Body (Qigong) practices
B 4.Document Mind-Body (Qigong) practices analysis and instructions to client.
B 5.Review Relevant(Tai Chi/Qigong mind-body practices) Evidence Base

Reducing the risk of injury, impairment, functional limitation & disability, and promotion & maintenance of fitness, health & wellness in persons of all ages.