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Descriptor English: Gymnastics
Descriptor Spanish: Gimnasia
Descriptor Portuguese: Ginástica
Descriptor French: Gymnastique
Entry term(s): Calisthenics
Tree number(s): G11.427.410.698.277.156
I03.350.156
I03.450.642.845.417
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006173
Scope note: A system of exercise using the weight of the body and specific apparatus to promote strength and grace of carriage.
Annotation: "corrective gymnastics" is probably EXERCISE THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IN injuries
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PH physiology
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Online Note: use GYMNASTICS to search CALISTHENICS 1966-82
History Note: CALISTHENICS was see under GYMNASTICS 1963-82
DeCS ID: 6324
Unique ID: D006173
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/14
Gymnastics - Preferred
Concept UI M0009713
Scope note A system of exercise using the weight of the body and specific apparatus to promote strength and grace of carriage.
Preferred term Gymnastics
Calisthenics - Narrower
Concept UI M0009712
Preferred term Calisthenics



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