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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

M. Augusta Fairchild

Fairchild, M. Augusta, How to be Well; or, Common Sense Medical Hygiene, New York: S. R. Wells & Company, 1879.

Definition Objective

Mechanical movements will rouse generally the torpid frame, enliven the activity of organs, promote absorption& secretion, cause a metastasis or derivation in cases of congestion or the like, impart vigor to the circulatory powers, re-education the frame to that proper exercise of its common functions.

Fairchild, 32.

Frequency Type / Mode 

Vibration, Percussion, Friction, Kneading

Fairchild, 34-5.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity

 

 

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