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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Ejercicio mente/cuerpo

Mind/body exercise (mind BAH-dee EK-ser-SIZE)
A form of exercise that combines body movement with mental focus and controlled breathing to improve strength, balance, flexibility, and overall health. Examples of mind/body exercises are yoga, tai chi, and qigong.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.