[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
May 17, 1930

The Literature of American School and College Athletics.

JAMA. 1930;94(20):1624. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710460078038

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

As a part of its survey of college athletics the Carnegie Foundation arranged to examine the literature of the subject. Here there is a collection of abstracts concerning athletics as education; the history of athletics; scholarship; mass athletics; health of athletes; coaching; athletics for women, and many other related subjects. The collection is preceded by a brief summary of various tendencies and by an abstract of the survey. "As to health, college athletes are found to have better life expectancy than the general population, but no better than the college population, which is itself a selected group, and not so good as that of college men of high scholarship rank."

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×