- The Present Use of the Term "Muscular Activity."
- The Physiological Effects of Muscular Activity and their Hygienic Value.
- Muscular Activity a Necessity for All.
- The Conservation of the Enjoyment of Muscular Activity.
- General Character of the Most Useful Exercises.
- Exercise for Women.
- Considerations Concerning Fatigue.
- Some Examples of General Exercises: Cycling.
- Some Examples of General Exercises: Games.
- Importance of Walking as a Means of Exercise.
- Fresh Air not a Substitute for Muscular Activity.
- The Shape or "Figure" of the Body.
- Round Shoulders as a Type of Faulty Carriage. Their Cause.
- The Period of Growth Especially Favorable for the Acquisition of Round Shoulders and Other Deformities.
- Education of the Consciousness of Correct Posture.
- The More Important Faults of Form and Carriage.
- Special Exercise for the Training of Nervous Coordination.
- Balance Exercises.
- The Gymnasium as a Means of General Muscular Exercise.
- Hygienic Value of Corrective Work.
Hough T & Sedgwick WT (1906). Muscular Activity (Chapter XVII), The Human Mechanism Its Physiology and Hygiene and The Sanitation Of Its Surroundings, Ginn & Company, pgs 305-333.
Professor of Physiology in the University of Virginia; sometime Instructor in Personal Hygiene, Boston Normal School of Gymnastics
William T Sedgwick
Professor of Biology in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Author of "Principles of Sanitary Science and Public Health," etc.