A Study on the Fitness and Regimen Function of Wushu
American Journal of Sports Science
Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2018, Pages: 157-161
Received: Aug. 14, 2018; Accepted: Sep. 15, 2018; Published: Oct. 22, 2018
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Yang Xiaolei, Department of Chinese Traditional Sports, School of Physical Education, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China
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In modern society, Chinese people are paying increasingly attention on fitness and regimen. Wushu (martial arts), which has such functions, can improve practitioners’ comprehensive development and health condition. Through literature review and logical analysis, this paper analyses wushu’s domestic and international promotion condition as a health-preserving exercise. The state and the government formally included wushu in the national fitness program, and attached great importance to the development of martial arts in fitness. Nowadays, various types of wushu training schools have been seen everywhere in the country. The public has more opportunities to learn wushu. This is a good trend for the development of wushu fitness and regimen. Then start from the principles of fitness and health thoughts contained in wushu."Exercising the muscles and skins, practicing a breath" contains the basic fitness principles of martial arts. Wushu has a strong body internal and external fitness effect. The word "regimen" was first seen in the "Zhuangzi Health Preservation Master" of Taoist Zhuangzi. It has been a medical activity that promotes longevity through various ways to enhance physical fitness, prevent disease, and maintain life. Besides, this paper also expounds its fitness and regimen function. Long-term practice of martial arts can exercise the muscles, bones, ligaments and other sports systems, to strengthen the bones, make the body more flexible and coordinated, enhance physical fitness, and also improve the human blood. The Taoist thought advocated in the Chinese wushu is not only strong, but also improves the health of the body, and enhances the spirit, mentality and temperament of the human being. In the end this paper gives suggestions for its further development.
Wushu, Fitness, Regimen
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Yang Xiaolei, A Study on the Fitness and Regimen Function of Wushu, American Journal of Sports Science. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2018, pp. 157-161. doi: 10.11648/j.ajss.20180604.14
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