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Brazil-Medico and the contributions of medical-hygienist thought to the scientific bases of Brazilian physical education

The end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth were emblematic in the 'scientifization' of physical education in Brazil. This examination of the journal Brazil-Medico during 1887-1923 seeks to identify views of the body and health as well as contributions to the scientific bases of physical education in Brazil.

body; health; epistemology; physical education; hygiene


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