ERIC Number: ED080463
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Selected Track and Field Articles. Sports Articles Reprint Series. First Edition.
Harkins, Dorothy, Ed.
This is a collection of articles from the 1962-70 DGWS Track and Field Guides and from National Institute Proceedings on the subject of girl's track and field activity. Included among the selections are articles on teaching outlines for track and field; distance running for girls and women; athletic injuries; hurdling for girls and women; adaption of the pentathlon for high school girls; and coaching beginners in the shot, discuss, and javelin. Highlighted in many of the articles are discussions of physiological aspects of competition for women which stress the mythic quality of beliefs that women are too weak for some sports and that physical activity during menstruation is bad. (JA)
Descriptors: Athletics, Physical Education, Sex Differences, Track and Field, Womens Education, Womens Studies
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($1.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. Div. for Girls and Women's Sports.