Advancing health through science, education and medicine

The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

George H. Taylor

Taylor, George H., Health by Exercise, New York: John B. Alden, 1883.

Definition Objective
Massage-energy in the from of motion received, depends on sources outside of the individual to whom it is applied, involves no effort on the part of the patient & therefore demands no nutritive action for the support of nerve-centres

Exercise-energy given, yielded, or expended, at the expense of the interior resources of the individual, incited by his will, & demands primarily increase of blood in nerve-centres to maintain the nutritive action.

Taylor, 364.


Frequency Type / Mode 

Regular, daily time.

Taylor, 367.

Duration Time of Day  Intensity
Each processes should last 1-2 minutes with 5-10 minutes between each processes & together for the application of the processes should last an hour or two.

Taylor, 368, 370.
 
© Copyright American College of Sports Medicine

Featured Publication

  Cancer survivors want to work with fitness professionals who have the knowledge to help them exercise safely. This new book also will help prepare you for the ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Trainer exam.…

» Read More