Medicine: Pilot Muscles

Stark naked, a sinewy cadet took the controls of a training plane, went through all the motions of piloting. Day after day physical training experts studied his every move, took notes on which muscles he used most often. Purpose of this Army project at Maxwell Field, Ala. was to design exercise which would "overtrain" the most used muscles and thereby reduce pilot strain.

Results of this study were announced last week by Physical Education Expert Ernest Smith. A confirmed groundhog, Mr. Smith has never been up in a plane. But last week he was proud to say that cadets who took his...

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