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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

T.L. Nichols

Nichols, T. L., The Diet Cure: An Essay on the Relations of Food and Drink, New York: M. L. Holbrook & Co., 1881.

Definition Objective

Exercise is good because it compels us to breathe

Nichols, 74.

Frequency Type / Mode 

Every day, several times/day

Nichols, 73.

Running, walking, skipping the rope, dancing, jumping, playing ball, carriage riding, horseback riding, rubbing, bathing, muscle-beating, bean-bag throwing

Nichols, 73-5.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity

 

 

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