The History of Fitness


Subject:
Health , Medical Treatments & Devices , Exercise

Description:
Article on the history of physical fitness from primitive times through the 20th century. Includes discussion of exercise and fitness in ancient China, India, the ancient Near East, Greece and Rome, Europe, and the U.S. The U.S. sections cover President Theodore Roosevelt's physical fitness ideologies, physical education in public schools, fitness pioneer Jack LaLanne, Dr. Kenneth Cooper, and other exercise-related trends and people. Written by exercise science professors.

Creator:
Dalleck, Lance C. ; Kravitz, Len

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.unm.edu/~lkravitz/Article%20folder/history.html


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