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dc.contributor.authorTao, J
dc.contributor.authorChen, X
dc.contributor.authorLiu, J
dc.contributor.authorEgorova, N
dc.contributor.authorXue, X
dc.contributor.authorLiu, W
dc.contributor.authorZheng, G
dc.contributor.authorLi, M
dc.contributor.authorWu, J
dc.contributor.authorHu, K
dc.contributor.authorWang, Z
dc.contributor.authorChen, L
dc.contributor.authorKong, J
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-21T03:55:23Z
dc.date.available2020-12-21T03:55:23Z
dc.date.issued2017-10-30
dc.identifier.citationTao, J., Chen, X., Liu, J., Egorova, N., Xue, X., Liu, W., Zheng, G., Li, M., Wu, J., Hu, K., Wang, Z., Chen, L. & Kong, J. (2017). Tai Chi Chuan and Baduanjin Mind-Body Training Changes Resting-State Low-Frequency Fluctuations in the Frontal Lobe of Older Adults: A Resting-State fMRI Study. FRONTIERS IN HUMAN NEUROSCIENCE, 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00514.
dc.identifier.issn1662-5161
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11343/257411
dc.description.abstractAge-related cognitive decline is a significant public health concern. Recently, non-pharmacological methods, such as physical activity and mental training practices, have emerged as promising low-cost methods to slow the progression of age-related memory decline. In this study, we investigated if Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) and Baduanjin modulated the fractional amplitude of low-frequency fluctuations (fALFF) in different frequency bands (low-frequency: 0.01-0.08 Hz; slow-5: 0.01-0.027 Hz; slow-4: 0.027-0.073 Hz) and improved memory function. Older adults were recruited for the randomized study. Participants in the TCC and Baduanjin groups received 12 weeks of training (1 h/day for 5 days/week). Participants in the control group received basic health education. Each subject participated in memory tests and fMRI scans at the beginning and end of the experiment. We found that compared to the control group: (1) TCC and Baduanjin groups demonstrated significant improvements in memory function; (2) TCC increased fALFF in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) in the slow-5 and low-frequency bands; and (3) Baduanjin increased fALFF in the medial PFC in the slow-5 and low-frequency bands. This increase was positively associated with memory function improvement in the slow-5 and low-frequency bands across the TCC and Baduanjin groups. Our results suggest that TCC and Baduanjin may work through different brain mechanisms to prevent memory decline due to aging.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherFRONTIERS MEDIA SA
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
dc.titleTai Chi Chuan and Baduanjin Mind-Body Training Changes Resting-State Low-Frequency Fluctuations in the Frontal Lobe of Older Adults: A Resting-State fMRI Study
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.identifier.doi10.3389/fnhum.2017.00514
melbourne.affiliation.departmentMelbourne School of Psychological Sciences
melbourne.source.titleFrontiers in Human Neuroscience
melbourne.source.volume11
dc.rights.licenseCC BY
melbourne.elementsid1270927
melbourne.contributor.authorBrumley, Natalia
dc.identifier.eissn1662-5161
melbourne.accessrightsOpen Access


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