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INFANTE TABIO, Nadia Inés et al. Chi-kung for the improvement of learning in second year medical students. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.7, pp.943-947. ISSN 1029-3019.

An educational intervention was carried out to modify the level of attention, concentration and memory in 14 sophomores in the career of medicine at "José Martí" University Teaching Polyclinic in Santiago de Cuba, using techniques of chi-kung, from October 12th, 2008 to June 12th, 2009.  Participants were characterized psychologically, individually and with their informed consent to measure their intelligence quotient, level of attention, concentration and memory, before and after the intervention, which confirmed the usefulness of relaxation and meditation techniques for the improvement of learning.

Keywords : educational intervention; medical students; techniques of chi-kung; psychological characterization; improvement of the learning; primary health care.

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