Publication Date


Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

John Scarborough, Tate Page

Degree Program

School of Teacher Education

Degree Type

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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