ERIC Number: ED111813
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Survey by NCAA Special Committee on Length of Season.
National Collegiate Athletic Association, Shawnee Mission, KS.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Special Committee on Length of Season was established to collect data through the use of survey questionnaires from the NCAA membership so that the relationship between the data and the growing concern regarding economy in intercollegiate athletics could be assessed. This report contains the data obtained from the members who responded. The results were tabulated according to team and individual sports, and geographic divisions of NCAA membership. Included in team sports are baseball, basketball, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, and water polo. Included in individual sports are cross country, fencing, golf, gymnastics, skiing, swimming, tennis, indoor track, outdoor track, and wrestling. The data for team sports include items on length of season, preseason practice, in season practice, out-of-season practice, size of squad, and number of coaches. The data for individual sports covers length of season, practice during the year, days away from campus, size of squad, and number of coaches. In addition, general responses for all sports are given concerning length of academic year, and the five sports in the program that demand the most time from the student. (MK)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Collegiate Athletic Association, Shawnee Mission, KS.