Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7595

+32-466902147

Kuei-Min Chen

Kuei-Min Chen

Kuei-Min Chen
Professor, College of Nursing
Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

Biography

Dr. Kuei-Min Chen is a professor and Division Chief of the Research Development at the College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. She earned her Ph.D. degree in Nursing from School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, USA in 2000. Her program of research has been focusing on using various complementary/alternative therapies e.g., tai chi, yoga, and elastic band to promote health of the older populations. She has formed a research team called Seniors Health Promotion since 2000. Up-to-date, the research team has developed three senior tailored exercise programs: 1. the Simplified Tai Chi Exercise Program STEP, 2. the Silver Yoga SY program, and 3. the Senior Elastic Band SEB exercise program. These programs have been tested with various older populations.

Research Interest

I have been focusing on using various complementary/alternative therapies e.g., tai chi, yoga, and elastic band to promote health of the older populations. Up-to-date, our research team has developed three senior tailored exercise programs: 1. the Simplified Tai Chi Exercise Program STEP, 2. the Silver Yoga SY program, and 3 the Senior Elastic Band SEB exercise program. These programs have been tested with various older populations.

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