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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

A. Richerand

Richerand, A., Elements of Physiology, 3rd editions, London: Thomas & George Underwood, 1819.

Definition Objective

Exercise makes the muscular flesh harder, firmer, and more oxidized. Muscular motion promotes the circulation & distribution of all the fluids. Motion is a stimulus for synovial secretion.

Richerand, 355, 365, 383. 

Frequency Type / Mode 

Walking, running, leaping, swimming.

Richerand, 401-410.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity


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