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The interesting account of Olympic and world champions who overcame major physical disabilities in reaching the peak of athletic success is designed to prove the author's premise that the most effective single therapeutic measure in medical rehabilitation is exercise. Stress is placed upon the effectiveness of training in subjects with neurological, orthopedic, and cardiovascular defects. Thirty-six figures and two tables clearly reinforce the main points of discussion. Dr. Jokl feels that the time has arrived to extend the use of exercise in medical rehabilitation, to utilize the resources of physical education and sports, and to apply in clinical medicine the
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The Scope of Exercise in Rehabilitation.. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:824. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-824_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):824.
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