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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

Edward Cutbush, MD

Cutbush, Edward M.D., Observations on the Means of Preserving the Health of Soldiers and Sailors, Philadelphia, Thomas Dobson, 1808.

Definition Objective

Prevention of scurvy among sailors

Frequency Type / Mode 
Daily

Dancing, fencing, the use of  the broad sword

Cutbush, 126.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity

Afternoon, when weather is good

Cutbush, 126.

 

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