This book is well written and well edited. There is one error in the transposition of titles in figures 80 and 81 which is obvious and a typographical error in spelling on page 210. The book gives a clear, concise picture of the diagnosis and treatment of athletic injuries at Harvard University.
Two chapters on "Physical Fitness" and "Physical Fatigue" give sound scientific discourses on these subjects. The author claims that there is no such thing as "the athletic heart." He advocates a break in the monotonous routine of daily practice in order to obviate "mental fatigue."
The author believes that the prevention of injuries is important. This is done by special exercises for the knee and shoulder joints, as well as for other muscles and joints. A sprained ankle always remains a weakened joint, he claims, but he does not believe in routine strapping of ankle joints. "Once a