Magnitude of the vital motive power of the muscles according to the ancients

  • Giovanni Alfonso Borelli


In this first part of the work it is investigated how great the vital motive force of the muscles is in relation to the resistance. First of all we must know what our predecessors transmitted to us on this subject.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

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  • Giovanni Alfonso Borelli

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