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Flack's test

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Endurance test of the heart. A combined but simple to do test for evaluation of the capacity of military personnel and pilots.


  • M. W. Flack:
    Some considerations in the estimation of physical efficiency.
    British Medical Journal, London, 1923, 2: 921-923.

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