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Moore, Harry H., Keeping in Condition: A Handbook on Training for Older Boys, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915.
Moore focusing on young boy and the training for manhood which “involves the development and conservation of virility.” Virility consists of 6 qualities--strength of muscle, endurance, energy, self-control, will power and courage. Not just exercise alone to create/maintain virility, in addition one needs fresh air, sufficient rest, wholesome food, and control of internal force. See chapter 5 for Moore’s belief on the relation between Training and National Progress.
Moore, 19, 21.
Hiking, baseball, owing canoeing, skating in open air are the best exercises. Swimming is good in moderation. Dumb-bells, clubs, wands and apparatus are excellent as are boxing and wrestling. Mooresopinion is that Hiking is the best. (pages 60-1, pictorial representation of 12 home exercises).
Moore, 3-5; 15; 18.
Exercise ought to be stopped when slightly tired, but not yet exhausted. Exercise ought to be vigorous enough to cause free perspiration.
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