ERIC Number: ED211450
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Citius, Altius, Fortius: Faster, Higher, Stronger. The Academy Papers. No. 14. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Physical Education (51st, Detroit, Michigan, April 8-10, 1980).
Scott, M. Gladys, Ed.; And Others
The twelve papers in this volume were presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Physical Education in 1980. The topics addressed were: (1) the position of the American Academy of Physical Education on its roles and responsibilities to those involved in physical education; (2) social influences on the ancient and modern Olympic Games; (3) future directions of athletic amateurism and the Olympic movement; (4) joint biomechanical filming project by the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in 1979-1980; (5) the growth of sport sociology; (6) values inherent in participating in sports; (7) play and sport as moral education; (8) research and use of sport psychology for the Olympics; (9) research findings on maximal oxygen uptake (VO2 max) and their application to sports performance; (10) implications of the Olympic games for physical education curricula; (11) the importance of competition and the breaking of athletic records; and (12) the spirit of the Olympics versus boycott. This last paper was the R. Tait McKenzie Memorial Lecture. An appendix provides lists of the members and fellows of the academy as of May, 1980 and of its presidents from 1926 to 1981. (FG)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Competition, Exercise Physiology, Goal Orientation, International Relations, Medical Research, Moral Values, Physical Education, Physical Recreation Programs, Professional Associations, Values Education
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 (Stock #240-26876; $7.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Education, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. American Academy on Physical Education.