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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

 

 

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