Publication Date


Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

William Koch, William Solley

Degree Program

School of Teacher Education

Degree Type

Master of Arts


There is an apparent cycle in the history and appeal of a particular sport. When this cycle is completed there is a need for re-examination and change to initiate a further cycle. Judo in the Western world would appear to be reaching the end of such a cycle and examination and change is necessary for a variety of historical and cultural reasons to ensure that the sport of Judo embarks on another important cycle.


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