TITLE

jogging

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1157
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term jogging is presented. The term means running for enjoyment or to maintain physical fitness. Jogging, when compared with running, is not a competitive exercise and is performed at a submaximal intensity. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233205

 

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