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December 10, 1932

Posture: Its Relation to Health.

JAMA. 1932;99(24):2056. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740760066038

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The author, who is an authority on orthopedic surgery, has added to the literature his personal experience, with the hope of presenting the subject of posture and its influence on general health in a more connected manner than has been done before. He states properly that correction of postural defects is a distinct aid in the elimination of waste of energy and makes for the most efficient use of the body in every way. It is worthy of study and thought by every practicing physician. The foot exercises are good. It was poor judgment to use black stockings against the black background in figures 82 to 107. Near the bottom of page 173 there is a reference to figure 64, which has no connection with the text. The large number of typographic errors is evidently not the typesetter's fault but the negligence of the author and the proofreader. Such names

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