Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Том 7

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American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1936

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Стр. 212 - that every child in America shall have a chance to play. That everybody in America, young or old, shall have an opportunity to find the best and most satisfying use of leisure time.
Стр. 225 - Security funds as appropriated by the Children's Bureau of the United States Department of Labor.
Стр. 68 - The practice I mean is this ; chusing a place where the water deepens gradually, walk coolly into it till it is up to your breast, then turn round your face to the shore, and throw an egg into the water, between you and the shore ; it will sink to the bottom, and be easily seen there, as your water is clear.
Стр. 71 - The proximate cause of an injury is that cause which, in natural and continuous sequence, unbroken by any efficient intervening cause, produces the injury, and without which the result would not have occurred.
Стр. 68 - For though we value ourselves as being reasonable, knowing creatures, reason and knowledge seem on such occasions to be of little use to us; and the brutes, to whom we allow scarce a glimmering of either, appear to have the advantage of us.
Стр. 80 - The important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning, but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering, but fighting well.
Стр. 67 - ... next morning, and the fourth recovered with great difficulty. A copious draught of cold water, in similar circumstances, is frequently attended with the same effect in North America. The exercise of swimming is one of the most healthy and agreeable in the world.
Стр. 69 - The body continuing suspended as before, and upright, if the head be leaned quite back, so that the face look upward, all the back part of the head being under water, and its weight consequently in a great measure supported by it, the face will remain above water quite free for breathing, will rise an inch higher every inspiration, and sink as much every expiration ; but never so low as that the water may come over the mouth.
Стр. 68 - ... reach the egg, teach you the manner of acting on the water with your feet and hands, which action is afterwards used in swimming to support your head higher above water, or to go forward through it.
Стр. 68 - I cannot be of opinion with you that it is too late in life for you to learn to swim. The river near the bottom of your garden affords a most convenient place for the purpose. And as your new employment requires your being often on the water, of which you have such a dread, I think you would do well to make the trial ; nothing being so likely to remove those apprehensions as the consciousness of an ability to swim to the shore, in case of an accident, or of supporting yourself in the water till a...

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