ERIC Number: ED420654
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
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Outstanding Women Athletes: Who They Are and How They Influenced Sports in America. Second Edition.
This updated second edition provides comprehensive and current information on women in sports, detailing the history, biography, bibliography, and statistics of female professional and amateur athletes. The book is divided into 4 parts with 6 chapters. Part 1, History of Women's Sports, presents: (1) Women in American Sports and (2) Women in the Olympics (noting every Olympic venue to date). Part 2, Biographies and Teams, presents listings of: (3) 86 Outstanding Women Athletes Who Influenced American Sports and (4) 10 Outstanding Women's Teams. Part 3, Basic Resources, offers: (5) a selected bibliography and (6) a directory of organizations. Part 4, Appendixes, includes appendixes A-F: (A) Olympic Gold Medalists; (B) Selected National Award Winners and Champions; (C) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Champions, Division I; (D) Athletes Profiled in Outstanding Women Athletes, Arranged by Sport; (E) List of Organization Abbreviations; and (F) Selected Reference Sources. (SM)
Descriptors: Athletes, Biographies, College Students, Females, Higher Education, Olympic Games, Womens Athletics, Womens History
Oryx Press, P.O. Box 33889, Phoenix, AZ 85067-3889; 800-279-6799.
Publication Type: Books
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