Report of Special Committee on Education; Participation of the Federal Government in Education

Report of Special Committee on Education; Participation of the Federal Government in Education

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...rejection could have been prevented by adequate physical education programs. An analysis in detail of the causes of rejection clearly indicates the preventable nature of these impairments, and also clearly points the way to remedial and preventive work.' Another authority makes the following statements with regard to the possibility of preventing the conditions that brought about the high percentage of rejections.5 1. Heart disease could be prevented by proper strengthening of the heart through physical activities, by proper removal of physical defects such as bad tonsils, intected teeth, etc. 2. Malformation of the limbs may be prevented to some extent by proper physical activities. 3. Defective vision ofttimes would be prevented to some extent by proper physical activities. 1 Second Report of the Provost Marshal General, . 16. 2 Quoted from Second Report of the Provost Mars al Gseneral, p. 165. ' Report of Provost Marshal General, pp. 1.65 and 166. ' Some Lessons from the Draft Exammatmn, Eugene Lyman Fisk, M. D. This quotation was not made with reference to the table given. It refers to a tabulation of the causes of rejection for a smaller group of men. The causes of rejection prominent in this table, however, are also prominent in the more comprehensive table presented here. 'These statements were made by Dr. C. H. Keene, Director Health Bureau, Dept. Public' Instruction, Pennsylvania, referring to the rejections in connection with the Army Draft examinations 4. Under size may be prevented by proper physical activities, by proper instruction in regard to nutrition... and preparation of food and the like. 5. Hernia undoubtedly in the majority of cases would be prevented by the 'development of abdominal...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236811828
  • 9781236811820