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Changing styles in the discus throw between 1896 and the present

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Author(s)
Jefferson, James B.
Advisor(s)
Butts, Dr. Nancy K.
Degree
MS
Date
Aug 1980
Subject(s)
Olympics; Discus throwing -- History; Discus throwing
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to trace development of the styles, technique, improvement of throwing the discus with emphasis in the period of 1896 to 1980. This was done by examining related literature on the subject of the discus. Some of the areas examined were: the Modern Olympic Games from beginning to present; the sport of track and field; weight throwing; physical education; and athletic games of the Ancient Greeks.
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