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Lian, W.M., Gan, G.L., Pin, C.H., et al. (1999) Correlates of Leisure-Time Physical Activity in an Elderly Population in Singapore. American Journal of Public Health, 89, 1578-1580. http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.89.10.1578

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  • TITLE: Dissemination and Development of Wuqinxi in Singapore

    AUTHORS: Bin Zhang, Lei Ru, Hong Lin, Jie Liang, Chichou Lao, Daiyin Peng, Chunsong Cheng

    KEYWORDS: Wuqinxi, Singapore, Qigong, Promotion

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.4 No.3, March 30, 2016

    ABSTRACT: Our investigations indicate that Wuqinxi in Singapore has now been studied and is mainly promoted through performing exercises, exchanges and competition. The Singapore government has regarded for Qigong for many years, and thus helps Chinese Wuqinxi developed a successful foundation in Singapore. Besides, this research promptes that the Wuqinxi practitioners are mostly women who are around the age of 20 - 40 and their occupations are mainly workman, civil servants and self-employment. Most of them learn Wuqinxi through Wuqinxi exercises classes or in the Wushu clubs. In Singapore, people improve their health through learning and practice Wuqinxi which cater the demand for municipal and have been promoted and advocated by levels of government departments. It is encouraging that the data indicate that 75.7% of the Wuqinxi practitioners practice 1 - 3 times per week. The data seem to indicate that China Wu-qinxi will well developed in Singapore. However, The main obstacles affecting the promotion of Wuqinxi in Singapore are the lack of professional action coaches and theoretical education of sports action.