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Cardiovascular tests might also be employed as a screening process when a medical examination is not given. This does not imply, however, that the test is a substitute for a good medical examination.
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Publication information: Book title: Measurement in Physical Education. Edition: 4th. Contributors: Donald K. Mathews - Author, Nancy Allison Close - Illustrator. Publisher: W. B. Saunders. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication year: 1973. Page number: 258.
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