History of sports medicine - 1915

1915

On page 24 of 'A respiration calorimeter for the study of disease' by American physiologist and nutritionist Graham Lusk (1866-1932) one chapter was devoted to 'Clinical Calorimetry'.

1915

A design for a stress test, as it was published on page 32 in 'Energy transformations during horizontal walking' by American physiologist Frances Gano Benedict (1870-1957).

1915

In the contribution 'The determination of the circulation rate in man at rest and in work' by Walter M. Boothby (1880-1923), which appeared in the American Journal of Physiology, a photograph of the composition for exercise tests was published, in which a 30 liters spirometer was used.

1915

The ergometer designed by Danish Professor of Physiology August Krogh (1874-1949) and produced by Copenhagen Electric Motor Factory.

1915

French Gérald Joseph Macaura invented the Pulsocon, a mechanical, manual and vibrating massage machine.

The device was meant for the head, the skin and the whole body. Macaura was sentenced to three years in prison because he posed as a physician while he was not.


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