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Qi Gong

also Qi·gong (chē′gông′, -gŏng′)
n.
A Chinese system of prescribed physical exercises or movements performed in a meditative state.

[Mandarin qìgōng : , air, spirit, energy of life; see chi in Indo-European roots + gōng, skill (from Middle Chinese kəwŋ).]
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qigong

(ˈtʃiːˈɡɒŋ) or

chi kung

n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a system of breathing and exercise designed to benefit both physical and mental health
[C20: from Chinese qi energy + gong exercise]
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Ho Chi-kung, deputy head of the Ministry of Health and Welfare said that the program has a strong education component, to help the elderly eat well, and to prevent potential future medical conditions.
Chi-Kung Ho and Cheng-I Cheng conceived the study, while Chi-Kung Ho, Fu-Cheng Chen, Yung-Lung Chen, and Cheng-I Cheng designed the trial; Cheng-I Cheng supervised the conduct of the trial and data collection; Fu-Cheng Chen, Hui-Ting Wang, Chien-Ho Lee, Wen-Jung Chung, Cheng-Jui Lin, and Shu-Kai Hsueh performed data collection and managed the data, including quality control; Chu-Feng Liu and Chia-Te Kung contributed to data maintenance and quality control; Shin-Chiang Hung and Kuan-Han Wu provided statistical advice on study design, while Yung-Lung Chen analyzed the data; Chi-Kung Ho drafted the manuscript and all authors contributed substantially to its revision; and Cheng-I Cheng takes responsibility for the paper as a whole.
Sessions of Tai Chi Chi-Kung, a low impact version of Tai Chi martial art, suitable for 18-80 year olds, are held in Rock Ferry Community Centre, 259 Old Chester Road every Monday from 11.15am-12.15pm.