Chen et al​(Chen et al. 2019)​ published a review paper to introduce the history in the development and the scope of Dao Yin/Qigong, the relationship between Dao Yin with Taoist culture and Qigong, and the potential mechanisms of how Dao Yin promotes health and alleviate illnesses. Besides, they detailed the empirical research studies using Dao Yin/Qigong for treatment of lumbar spondylosis, peripheral musculoskeletal diseases, cervical spondylosis, heart diseases, central nervous system disorders, immunological dysfunction, and psychological disorders.

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  1. Chen, Xiaorong, Jiabao Cui, Ru Li, Richard Norton, Joel Park, Jian Kong, and Albert Yeung. 2019. “Dao Yin (a.k.a. Qigong): Origin, Development, Potential Mechanisms, and Clinical Applications.” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, October, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/3705120.