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The book as a whole is excellent as a guide in the use of exercise as a therapy, in that it explains well the physiology of muscular action and the stresses and strains put upon muscles normally and abnormally with the pathological changes thereby produced.
The summary on the book-cover aptly describes what the book offers: "How to prepare and carry out a therapeutic exercise program on a basis of rational planning and not chance means," and "How to direct the proper type and amount of exercise to the muscles requiring treatment."
The book is divided into three parts, the
Principles and Practice of Therapeutic Exercises.. Ann Intern Med. ;33:1506. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-6-1506_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(6):1506.
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