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Impact of Tai Chi exercise on multiple fracture-related risk factors in post-menopausal osteopenic women: a pilot pragmatic, randomized trial

  • Peter M Wayne1Email author,
  • Douglas P Kiel2, 3,
  • Julie E Buring1,
  • Ellen M Connors4,
  • Paolo Bonato4,
  • Gloria Y Yeh5,
  • Calvin J Cohen6,
  • Chiara Mancinelli4 and
  • Roger B Davis6
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201212:7

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-12-7

Received: 30 August 2011

Accepted: 30 January 2012

Published: 30 January 2012

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Original Submission
30 Aug 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
28 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - R Swaminathan
2 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chwan-Li (Leslie) Shen
11 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ruth Taylor-Piliae
25 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Shirley Telles
28 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Peter Wayne
Resubmission - Version 4
28 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
18 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ruth Taylor-Piliae
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
30 Jan 2012 Editorially accepted
30 Jan 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-12-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division for Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Harvard Medical School
Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Internal Medicine