"Discussing physical fitness and exercise programs for adults"



Streaming Media


1 hour 13 minutes


Cooper, a medical doctor and former Air Force colonel, introduced the physical fitness concept of aerobics in his 1968 book, Aerobics (later published as the popular mass market version The New Aerobics). Introduction to the lecture was provided by Dr. Lee Ragsdale, Head of Portland State's Health and Physical Education department.

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Physical fitness, Exercise

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Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, single track


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