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International Journal of Martial Arts - Vol. 7, pp.48-64
Abbreviation: injoma
ISSN: 2287-8599 (Online)
Online publication date 12 Oct 2021
Received 28 Jul 2021 Accepted 24 Sep 2021
DOI: https://doi.org/10.51222/injoma.2021.03.7.48

Effects of Chan-Chuang on Physical and Mental Health: A Literature Review
Tao Jiang ; Hansen Lia ; Xue Donga ; Guodong Zhanga, *
aInstitute of Sport Science, College of Physical Education, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China

Correspondence to : a. Guodong Zhang, Email: lygd777@swu.edu.cn


Abstract

Chan-Chuang is a traditional Chinese mindfulness training, which has becoming an emerging method to improve public health. As yet, a range of studies have been conducted to reveal the effects of Chan-Chuang, and potential metal and physical benefits have been identified. This essay aimed to make a comprehensive review on health benefits of Chan-Chuang and bring practical indications for complementary therapy. A systematic searching was performed via databases including CNKI (in Chinese), Weipu (in Chinese), Wanfang (Chinese), Baidu Academic (Chinese) and Web of Science. There are 297 articles in total and 46 articles were finally included. Results suggested that Chan-Chuang may contribut to brain synchronization, reducing spinal pain, and protecting knee joints. Psychologically, Chan-Chuang may also promote cognitional and emotional state.


Keywords: Chan Chuang, Intervention, Physical and Mental Health, Mechanism

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