Electrocardiography characteristics of long distance runners
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Electrocardiography characteristics of long distance runners

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Written in English


  • Running -- Physiological aspects,
  • Electrocardiography

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Statementby Victor R. Lantz.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 55 leaves
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13551840M

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