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October 10, 1953

Physiology of Exercise

JAMA. 1953;153(6):604. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.02940230076017

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This well-written and easily understandable treatise is Written principally for those in the field of physical education. The authors have conducted many interesting experiments, particularly in reference to fatigue. The chapter on fatigue and recovery describes the symptoms of general fatigue, chronic fatigue, the anxiety state, and other interesting notations relative to that subject. The book has 28 chapters, a glossary, tables of weights and measures, and an index. Each chapter has an excellent list of references. This is not a book to be recommended for those in the field of medicine or with advanced training in physiology; however, for those in the field of physical education it is an excellent volume.

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