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November 9, 1935

The Physiology of Physical Education for Physical Educators and Their Pupils

JAMA. 1935;105(19):1546. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760450066033

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Here is an unusual textbook both in manner of presentation and in subject matter. The usual conventional limitations that beset the writer of most textbooks have not interfered with the irrepressible individuality of this author. The reader cannot help but be impressed by the unusual yet scholarly manner in which the author presents his subject. He is a pioneer in textbook writing on subjects of biologic interest. There will be those readers who will immediately be out of sympathy with him for his lack of convention; but any one who will give this book a fair trial will be well rewarded for the effort. At first he will approach it cautiously, wondering what justification there is for the simplified spelling (even at times unorthodox). Later, after he has made an attempt to translate it, he will wonder again. He may finally have to accept it and admire both the author

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