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The Evolution of Medical Views on Exercise

Thomas Inman

Inman, Thomas, On The Preservation of Health; or, Plain Directions How to Avoid the Doctor, London: H. K. Lewis, 1868.

Definition Objective

Labor of the body for health or amusement.

Inman, 89.

Labor can only be necessary for health when it increases the constitutional vigor, the muscular strength, the desire to eat, the power of digestion, and when it is compatible with longevity.

Inman, 89.

Frequency Type / Mode 
Duration Time of Day  Intensity



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