Congratulations to ASAM Fellows Ella Yang and Yuting Zhu for publishing their amazing work "Culturally tailored group Qigong exercise in older Chinese immigrants: A feasibility study" on the upcoming Geriatric Nursing,Volume 51, May–June 2023, Pages 245-252.
We are thrilled to see your hard work and dedication in print. Thanks for acknowledging ASAM. We've enjoyed working with you both and seeing this project develop over the year.
Title: Culturally tailored group Qigong exercise in older Chinese immigrants: A feasibility study
Description: Culturally tailored group exercise may bridge health disparities among new immigrants, particularly among older adults who are particularly vulnerable due to language and cultural barriers. We designed a Chinese Qigong (Baduanjin) exercise intervention to test its feasibility and acceptability among older Chinese at a senior daycare center in Philadelphia. 10-week Qigong group in-person exercise was delivered 5 days a week. We found that strategies for recruiting and retaining older adults at the center were effective, and the older adults demonstrated the ability to perform the movements of Baduanjin exercise and willingness to complete the 10-week program.