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The search for health through fitness has led the public to extremes of exercise and diet, the merits of which are uncharted by the scientific community. Untrained "health providers" have been quick to fill the gap in conventional knowledge of offering their services to this rapidly growing, impatient mass of fitness enthusiasts. Otto Appenzeller' s credentials qualify him to lead these sportsmen back into the mainstream of conventional science. Not only is he a highly qualified medical scientist involved in current exercise research, but he is also a vigorous participant in awesome wilderness runs. This is reflected in those chapters
Sports Medicine: Fitness, Training, Injuries.. Ann Intern Med. ;96:541. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-4-541_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(4):541.
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