mens sana in corpore sano


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mens sa•na in cor•po•re sa•no

(mɛns ˈsɑ nɑ ɪn ˈkoʊr poʊˌrɛ ˈsɑ noʊ; Eng. mɛnz ˈseɪ nə ɪn ˈkɔr pəˌri ˈseɪ noʊ)
Latin.
a sound mind in a sound body.

mens sana in corpore sano

A Latin phrase meaning a sound mind in a sound body.
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Em relacao a historia da Educacao Fisica (EF), embora as autoras afirmem que esse campo foi constituido na primeira metade do seculo XX, faz-se pertinente ressaltar que sua origem ocorreu no final do seculo XIX quando a ginastica foi introduzida nas escolas com o argumento "Mens sana in corpore sano" (2).
They therefore coined the phrase "mens sana in corpore sano" meaning "a healthy mind in a healthy body".
For example, the old Roman dictum Mens sana in corpore sano (You should pray for a healthy mind in a healthy body) or the last lines of Dryden's 18th century poem: The wise, for cure, on exercise depend; God never made his work for man to mend.
There's a Latin phrase that goes Mens sana in corpore sano, or A sound mind in a sound body.
The Latin motto "Mens sana in corpore sano ("A sound mind in a healthy body") is inscribed above the fencing equipment.
But his epitaph, inscribed on his grave in Toxteth Park Cemetery, is a motto for a man who was far ahead of his time: Mens Sana in Corpore Sano - A healthy mind in a healthy body.
"Mens sana in corpore sano:" a healthy mind resides in a healthy body.
The Latin phrase mens sana in corpore sano - a healthy mind in a healthy body - has influenced the Dubliner to make his body function at its best.
Schools have always held to the Roman satirist Juvenal's dictum of mens sana in corpore sano meaning a healthy mind in a healthy body and it would be a rare school that neglected physical activity in its aim to educate and develop its young people.
Questions to consider might include: Is mens sana in corpore sano a concept relevant to honors?
It's simply what the ancients have touted for millennia: Mens sana in corpore sano.