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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

Richard McSherry

McSherry, Richard, Health, and How to Promote It, New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1879.

Definition Objective

Exercise increases the vigor of mind & body.

McSherry, 47.

Frequency Type / Mode 

Daily

McSherry, 124.

Walking, horseback riding, rowing, a drive, boating, the use of clubs or dumb-bells for those who don’t work manually for their bread.  For those who are unable to do above—passive exercises, riding in an easy carriage, sailing on smooth waters.

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Duration Time of Day  Intensity

 

Smart & vigorous.

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