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Aspects of medical knowledge in the system of education of the Japanese martial arts
Abstract.Among the preserved in the schools of martial arts heritage of Japanese warrior culture, the author highlights a particular system of medical knowledge that was applied for medical treatment or development of the more efficient method for elimination of enemies. Leaning on the Chinese medicine and knowledge of the medical plants, Japanese people complemented it with the unique practical knowledge acquired in the military field circumstances and during training in the area of martial arts. The results of this work contribute into the knowledge on the structure, development, and heritage of the warrior cultures and schools of Japanese martial arts, as well as the history of medicine overall. The schools of martial arts are presents as a complex cultural phenomenon that manifests as a multifunctional institution for upbringing of a feudal warrior.
Keywords: Medicines, Japan, History of medicine, Millitary culture, Samurai, Martial arts, Millitary tradition, Resuscitation, Japaneese culture, History of martial arts
Article was received:04-10-2015
This article written in Russian. You can find full text of article in Russian here .