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Adult fitness

Alistair Murray (Director of City Gym Research Unit and former Olympic Coach)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 1 April 1977



We can divide the exercising public into three groups. Group A are the relatively fit people and young people who are not at risk. They can be looked after efficiently by teachers of physical education and sports coaches who are trained specifically to deal with these groups. Group B are the people you are rubbing shoulders with to‐day, those you meet in the street or at the ofice. They are people who may have been fit in earlier days, although it may have been months or years ago, who now feel they should be exercising. The only thing they can do is to take up exercises from a book, follow advice given by the mass media, join an evening class or the High Street gym. Group C are the people receiving rehabilitation treatment in the hands of a physiotherapist or a remedial gymnast like myself, who will deal with component parts of their bodies which need rehabilitation.


Murray, A. (1977), "Adult fitness", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 77 No. 4, pp. 11-12.




Copyright © 1977, MCB UP Limited

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