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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

Addison P. Dutcher

Dutcher, Addison P., MD, “Exercise: its Physiology and Utility”, in Selection from my Portfolio, Pittsburgh: W. S. Haven, 1858.

Definition Objective

Moderate and uniform exercise of individual muscles, will greatly increase their size and strength.

Cornell, 168.

Frequency Type / Mode 

Exercise must be uniform.

Cornell, 168.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity

 

Not excessive, exercise should be proportioned to the strength of the constitution.

Cornell, 168, 169.

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