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The physiology of marching

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7323.1232a (Published 24 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1232

The capacity of the soldier to march is of supreme importance in modern warfare. The sickness produced by overmarching soldiers when too heavily loaded, wrongly fed, and injudiciously clothed may, in times of peace, cause enormous economic loss to a country, while in …

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