Browse by Subject "Athletics"

  • Millis, Brycie (2007-05-15)
    This project seeks to understand the history of the physical education department through a study of its faculty and staff, with a focus on material about Helga M. Deutsch.

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  • Hobart, Nicholas (2006-05-15)
    This study traces the developments in baseball since the late 1800s. On the basis of literature and archival research, the author argues that baseball played a vital role in the growth of athletics at the University of ...

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  • Ivaska, James (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the photographic representation of student athletes and references to their service in the military in the 1940s, specifically during World War II. On the basis of archival, literature, and internet ...

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  • Meyer, Andy (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the events leading up to Roger Bannister’s record-breaking four minute mile in 1954. It focuses on the role of T.K. Cureton, founder of the kinesiology department and professor of physical education ...

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  • Stenson, Angela; Zhang, Yang; Guider, Karl (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following main question: To what extent are varsity athletics at UIUC involved in volunteering in community? And the following subquestions: 1) How many varsity programs are available for ...

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  • Hemmen, Becky (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the integration of the physical education programs in to the university. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What were the major reasons for the start of the program? What actions ...

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  • Moy, Lauren (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the history and progression of the Women’s golf team at the university. The author seeks to answer how opportunities became available for these athletes, and how the women’s team has progressed since ...

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  • West, Linda (2007-05-15)
    This project explores Women’s Tennis at the University of Illinois prior to 1975. The author is interested in media coverage of Women’s Collegiate tennis and focuses on an inquiry into finding information on the 1975 U.S. ...

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  • Reiner, Brigette (2007-05-15)
    This project examines student experiences of playing for the Women’s wheelchair basketball team (Ms. Kids) on campus. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What are student’s experiences playing on Ms. Kids? ...

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