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Publisher: London: MacMillan and Co. : 1866
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190121i
Training in Theory and Practice. London MacMillan and Co. 1866. 1st ed., Oblong 8vo, blue cloth. 202 pp. Gilt titles and spine with gilt artwork of the Oxford Eight rowing team on the front cover; two folding plates. An early treatise on the sport of rowing. Maclaren was a Scottish expert on physical education. In 1860, he was asked to develop a new training program of physical education for the British Army. In Training in Theory and Practice he applies his principles in detail to a single sport, rowing -- “an art of considerable intricacy involving the possession of both muscular and respi... View more info