TITLE

Blisters are the pits

PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jun99, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study which examined the effectiveness of antiperspirant in preventing blisters from hiking. Causes of blisters; Comparison with a control group who have not applied antiperspirant.
ACCESSION #
1884613

 

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