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In view of the increasing interest in the health aspects of physical training, Jokl's comprehensive review of today's knowledge concerning the influence of sports activities on cardiac function and structure should be welcomed not only by sports physicians and physical educators but likewise by the medical profession at large and, especially, by this heart disease-ridden country's responsible health authorities and "heart disease control" agencies.
In elegant style and supported by a vast personal experience as a sports scientist and former outstanding sportsman, the author gives an instructive survery of such subjects as the dynamic, autonomic nervous, metabolic, and morphological characteristics
Heart and Sport.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:186–187. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-62-1-186_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(1):186-187.
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