Advancing health through science, education and medicine

The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

Thomas Bailey

Bailey, Thomas, Records of Longevity: With an Introductory Discourse on Vital Statistics, London: Darton & Co., 1857.

Definition Objective

Exercise diminishes nervous irritability, strengthens muscular action, promotes respiration, increased the secretion of fluids, assists digestion, excites activity, awakens cheerfulness

Bailey, 30.

Frequency Type / Mode 

Walking, running, speaking

Bailey, 32.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity

 

 

© Copyright American College of Sports Medicine

Featured Publication

  Provide high-quality service and health and fitness programs in a safe and appropriate environment with the ACSM standards and guidelines. The new edition is updated with additional topics.…

» Read More