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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

Girolamo Cardano (1501-1576)

Cardano, Girolamo, The Book of My Life, trans. by Jean Stoner, New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1930.

Definition Objective


Frequency Type / Mode 
Turning the mill-wheel, walking, horseback riding, playing ball, carriage driving, fencing, riding, the saddle, sailing, the furbishing of plate, massage or bathing

Cardano, 31.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity



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