Advisor(s) - Committee Chair
John Scarborough, Tate Page
School of Teacher Education
Master of Arts
But in track and field the athlete's point of view seems to be different from that of a team sport participant. Because of the individuality of his sport, the track man is motivated, primarily, through self-satisfaction - through knowing that he has accomplished something on his own. Track men have little hope for material gain through their sport, yet, paradoxically, they are the most dedicated, self-sacrificing group of athletes in the world.
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Ecker, Thomas, "Coaching the Track Events" (1963). Masters Theses & Specialist Projects. Paper 2290.