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October 18, 1930

Symposium on Physical Education and Health.

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Compiled and edited by Jay B. Nash, Professor of Physical Education and Health, New York University. Assisted by Emma R. Frazier and Marguerite Vollmer. Boards. Pp. 320, with illustrations. New York: New York University Press Book Store, 1930.

JAMA. 1930;95(16):1199. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720160059031

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Abstract

At the dedication of the new twelve story building of the school of education at New York University, in February, a three day conference was held on the problems of physical education and health. Twenty-eight of the addresses have been published in book form. The compiling and editing was done by J. B. Nash. This entire symposium emphasizes the part played by physical education in connection with the intellectual power which the individual develops. Its greatest contribution is in the building of skills which will express themselves as wants in leisure time activities. The central theme of the symposium, the oneness of mind and body, given by Dr. L. Vosburgh Lyons, lecturer on neuro-anatomy at New York University, recognizes the opposite categories of the mental and physical. The program at the school of education, coordinating as it does the sciences contributing to health, will fulfil the objectives outlined by the

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