Coffee Break Collection 017 - Health and Fitness


This is the seventeenth Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select English language public domain works of about 15 minutes or less in duration -- perfect to listen to during commutes, workouts or coffee breaks. The topic for this collection is health and fitness... views on these, including physical activity, nutrition and sport, have changed drastically over the years. Readers have chosen selections on subjects ranging from judo and walking to advice for the nutrition and education of children, Summary by Lynne Thompson

Genre(s): Short Stories, Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Coffee Break Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Associated with Intravenous-Drug Use - United States, 1988 by The Centers for Disease Control Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Etext Craig Campbell
Play 02 The Diet of Children by Amelia Young Amelia Young Etext Sonia
Play 03 Effect of Thought on Health and the Body, by James Allen (1864-1912) James Allen Etext Andrea Kotzer
00:05:25 en
Play 04 Female Education -- Physical Training by Rev. S.W. Fisher Samuel Ware Fisher Etext Lynne T
Play 05 The Gentle Art of Judo by Anonymous, NYT The New York Times Etext Colleen McMahon
Play 06 Le Cricquette by J.A. Hammerton (1871-1949) Sir John Alexander Hammerton Etext DrPGould
Play 07 Mayo's Anaesthetic by Joseph R. Buchanan Joseph R. Buchanan Etext Lynne T
Play 08 On Walks and Walking Tours by Arnold Haultain 1857-1941 Arnold Haultain Etext DrPGould
Play 09 Overfeeding or Abstemiousness 1842 by Forbes Winslow 1810-1874 Forbes Winslow Etext Craig Campbell
Play 10 Advertisement for Strongfortism, printed in Electrical Experimenter, March 1919 Lionel Strongfort Etext Devorah Allen
00:06:20 en
Play 11 Temperance by S. C. Ferguson and E. A. Allen Emory Adams Allen Etext Lynne T
Play 12 “A victim to one hundred and seven fatal maladies” from Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927) Jerome K. Jerome Etext Winston Tharp
Play 13 What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Dr. Mary Wood-Allen (1841-1908) Mary Wood-Allen Etext BettyB
00:10:43 en
Play 14 Why Do You Use Exercise by David Hume 1711-1776 David Hume Etext Craig Campbell