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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

William Mason Cornell

Cornell, William Mason, Clergymen’s and Students’ Health; or, Physical and Mental Hygiene, the True Way to Enjoy Life, New York: I. K. Funk & Co., 1880.

Definition Objective

 

Frequency Type / Mode 

Recommended ‘amusements’ — skating, playing ball, billiards, bagatelle, ten-pins.

Cornell, 267-70.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity

 

Not excessive, exercise should be proportioned to the strength of the constitution.

Cornell, 168, 169.

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