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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

Johann GutsMuth

GutsMuth, Johann, Gymnastics for Youth: Or A Practical Guide to Healthful and Amusing Exercises: For the Use of Schools.   An Essay toward the Necessary Improvement of Education, Chiefly as it Relates to the Body, Philadelphia: P. Byrne, 1803.

Definition Objective

Exercise, started at an early age and then incorporated within education, should be done for  general health.

Frequency Type / Mode 

Fencing, Riding

GutsMuth, 13.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity



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