The developing understanding of Human Health and Fitness: 5. The Renaissance.
Keywords:Active commuting, Anatomy, Circulation, Medical schools, Muscular contraction, Physical education, Respiration, Sedan chairs, Sedentary occupations
Many factors contributed to a sudden upsurge of knowledge during the Renaissance, including a westward migration of the Greek scholars who had been expelled from Constantinople, the emergence of wealthy research sponsors, the printing of technical books and a relaxation of the previously tight ecclesiastical control over institutions of higher learning.
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Shephard, R. J. (2012). The developing understanding of Human Health and Fitness: 5. The Renaissance. The Health & Fitness Journal of Canada, 5(4), 15–29. https://doi.org/10.14288/hfjc.v5i4.129
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