Intrinsically motivated qigong exercisers are more concentrated and less stressful

John Jouper, Peter HASSMEN

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Abstract

Low-intensity qigong exercise has been suggested as an alternative to more vigorous exercise when striving for health benefits. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether self-determined motivation and perceived stress are related to concentration during exercise, and to the amount of exercise carried out.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1051-1060
Number of pages10
JournalAmerican Journal of Chinese Medicine
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Intrinsically motivated qigong exercisers are more concentrated and less stressful. / Jouper, John; HASSMEN, Peter.

In: American Journal of Chinese Medicine, Vol. 36, No. 6, 2008, p. 1051-1060.

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