The Fixx tragedy. A cardiologists perspective

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Title translated into German:Der tragische Tod des J. Fixx. Anmerkung eines Kardiologen
Author:VanCamp, Steven P.
Published in:The physician and sportsmedicine
Published:12 (1984), 9 , S. 153-155, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
ISSN:0091-3847, 2326-3660
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Identification number:PU198504023562


Opponents of long-distance running have used the death of Jim Fixx as an I-told-you-so. But Fixxs death was not so much a matter of a neurotic attachment to running as it was his refusal to submit himself to periodic medical evaluations. Verf.-Referat