Chinese Medical Qigong (Softcover)
Associate editor in chief: Xiao Mei Qiang
- ISBN: 9781848190962
- 2013, 408 pages
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Editor in Chief: Tianjun Liu, O.M.D. and associate Editor in Chief: Xiao Mei Qiang Lac.
Correlating traditional Qigong therapies with outcomes of new scientific research, this is the authoritative introduction to the knowledge system and content of Qigong study.
Based on the latest edition of the approved textbook on Medical Qigong used in Chinese universities,
this authoritative paperback edition has been completely revised and edited to meet the needs of western practitioners.
The editors emphasize the practice of Qigong, and this section of the book has been revised and expanded, a wide range of Qigong forms are presented, taking full account of the history, correct practice, and development of Qigong.
The section on the clinical applications of Qigong in the treatment of a wide range of conditions, with the recommended Qigong forms for treatment, and relevant references to the ancient texts has been substantially revised, and focuses on conditions more common in the West.
The book also presents the newest research on Medical Qigong, including groundbreaking new discoveries about the physiological and psychological mechanisms.
Omitted from this paperback edition are the extensive excerpts from the ancient texts, and the detailed history, more appropriate for academic study.
This is the authoritative introduction to the knowlege system and content Qigong study.
Chinese Medical Qigong is the official textbook used in colleges of traditional Chinese medicine in China.
This is a landmark work in the field of medical qigong… The book provides a great overview of qigong theory, research and practice for anyone who is interested in qigong therapy.
Chinese Medical Qigong is the definitive work on this ancient medical system for the English-speaking world. It is an important addition to our understanding of the contribution of Chinese culture, tradition, and science to the art of healing.
— Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Healing Words and The Power of Premonitions
This is a long-needed and must-read book about the history, science, and practice of Chinese Medical Qigong.
Clearly written, comprehensive, and visionary in scope.
— Gary E. Schwartz, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Surgery, The University of Arizona.
Chinese Medical Qigong is one of the most comprehensive English texts to be published on this subject to date.
An important reference for anyone interested in medical Qigong.
— Adam Perlman, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., Endowed Professor of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.