The Use of Yi Jin Jing to Treat Illness: A Summary of Three Studies

The Economics of Qigong Series, No. 5 (2020)

8 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2020

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Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Date Written: August 31, 2020

Abstract

Yi Jin Jing is a set of qigong exercises that has been used to treat a variety of illnesses. It has been a part of traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for nearly 2000 years. This paper summarizes three studies on the medical use of Yi Jin Jing. The present paper is part of a series on the economics of qigong. Other studies in this series are listed at the end of this bibliography.

Keywords: yi jin jing, qigong, chi gong, chi kung, health qigong, medical qigong, traditional Chinese medicine, TCM, martial arts, tai chi, taiji chuan, 氣功, 气功, 気功,기공

JEL Classification: I00, I10, I12, I19, Y50, Z20, Z21, Z29

Suggested Citation

McGee, Robert W., The Use of Yi Jin Jing to Treat Illness: A Summary of Three Studies (August 31, 2020). The Economics of Qigong Series, No. 5 (2020), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3685577 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3685577

Robert W. McGee (Contact Author)

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting ( email )

Fayetteville, NC 28301
United States

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