Convalescent Canadian soldiers doing Swedish exercise routines
Soldier in training. Location of events unknown.
World War One . Sports. Convalescent Canadian soldiers doing Swedish exercise routines . They are arranged in rows; some people sit on bleachers in background; watching. The men are wearing pants and sweaters; not Army uniforms. They do all sorts of callisthenics -- squats; stretches; etc. and synchronised arm movements even tumbling-- cartwheels. A bunch of grown men suddenly flipping over sideways. Toward the end; shot of soldiers in uniform marching down street is cut into the exercise footage. Physical fitness; sports; health.