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The research quarterly and its antecedents.
  • R. Park
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Research quarterly for exercise and sport
  • 1 March 1980
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The history of the Research Quarterly since its inception in 1930 is told and a number of concerns related to its operations and policies that have been periodically expressed over the past 50 years are noted. Expand
A long and productive career: Franklin M. Henry--scientist, mentor, pioneer.
  • R. Park
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Research quarterly for exercise and sport
  • 1 December 1994
Top 10 Reasons for Quality Physical Education
JOPERD • Volume 77 No. 6 • August 2006 W hen the clock struck midnight on December 31, 2000, we moved into the 21st century. Noted historian Roberta Park (1989) has suggested that the turn of theExpand
Sharing, arguing, and seeking recognition: International congresses, meetings, and physical education, 1867–1915
Hundreds of international congresses now are held in fields ranging from the biosciences and medicine to sociology, pediatrics, sport sciences, and many other research and clinical fields. BeginningExpand
History of Research on Physical Activity and Health: Selected Topics, 1867 to the 1950s
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This paper briefly examines two topics that were of interest to educators, physicians, and some researchers in the physiological sciences between 1867 and 1950: the phenomenon referred to as “the athlete's heart” and anthropometrical/growth and development studies. Expand
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