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Adam Burns

“Harvard versus McGill, 1874,” HUPSF Football (BP22), olvwork654259. Harvard University Archives. During the mid-nineteenth century, various hybrid and homespun football codes were in use across the United States with matches often played under compromise rules to allow for competitions to take place

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Priscila Alfaro-Barrantes, Brittany L. Jacobs, and Brian Wendry

Historically, higher education has prioritized a system of recitation and memorization ( The history behind Harvard University, n.d. ). As higher education evolved, recitation and memorization were replaced with discussions and readings that promoted deep thought and critical inquiry. Scholars

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Karl M. Newell

Harvard University, who gave the Rainer and Julie Martens Opening Lecture to the meeting. Professor Lieberman is a leading evolutionary biologist who has written extensively on the evolutionary influences on the body and health, including many issues related to human movement. One topic that he has

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Robert J. Lake and Simon J. Eaves

about the origins of American football. Extending the work of other authors in this debate, Burns focused specifically on the significance of two international fixtures in 1873 (Eton College, England vs. Yale University, United States) and 1874 (McGill University, Canada vs. Harvard University, United

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Cesar R. Torres

Criticizing the state of physical education, the precursor of kinesiology, and its development over the previous half century or so, James Conant, a former president of Harvard University, proclaimed in 1963 that he was unimpressed with graduate programs in the field and that they should be

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Bradley J. Cardinal

.g.,  Archer, 2019 ; Britt, 2019 ; Carlson, 2015 ; Goldberg, 2016 ; Painter, 2013 ; Weintraub, 2016 ). In addition, with irrefutable scientific support demonstrating the benefits of physical activity ( 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee, 2018 ), Harvard University, which dropped their

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Nancy E. Spencer

significant ‘point of change’ worthy of examining when writing a book on women’s tennis. References Cahn , S.K. ( 1994 ). Coming on strong: Gender and sexuality in twentieth century women’s sport . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Cooky , C. ( 2016 ). Qualifying times: Points of change in U

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Anna Posbergh

By Rebecca Jordan-Young and Katrina Karkazis. Harvard University Press , 2019, Cambridge, MA. The stories most dominantly associated with testosterone are riddled with cultural folktales, rely on contentious science, and continue to remain undisputed. This postulation is what prompted critical

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Mark Dyreson

, service, and the professionalization of physical education: 1885–1905 . International Journal of the History of Sport, 24 , 1674 – 1700 . 10.1080/09523360701619055 Putney , C. ( 2001 ). Muscular Christianity: Manhood and sports in Protestant America, 1880–1920 . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University

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Mark Dyreson

. Kroeber and Clyde Kluckhohn, Culture: A Critical Review of Concepts and Definitions , Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, vol. 47 (Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum, 1952). 9. Raymond Williams, Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society , new ed. (New York