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Exercise and over-exercise

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 07 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1313

Dr Lauder Brunton opened the session of the York Medical Society last week by an address on Exercise and Over-exercise, in which, as was to be expected, he said a great many wise things with which every physician will agree. He said, for instance, that exercise which put into action every muscle of the body, but did not put any one into action for too great a length of time at once, or in too violent a manner, was …

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