With some 50,000 men and women competing worldwide, and spectators numbering in the tens of thousands, Masters-level track and field proves that athletes of any age may be recognized by their passion for sports, their interest in fitness, and their skill.
In this book-length account of track and field competition by men over 40 and women over 35, the leaders of the Masters program discuss its growth since 1968 and the role of the older athlete in the world of sport.
The work also reviews the effects of aging on performance and explains the adjustments of standards and scoring.
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Leonard T. Olson has been involved with the Masters since 1970 both as an award-winning competitor and administrator. A retired electronic engineer with extensive experience in technical writing, he lives in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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Book Description McFarland Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0786408898
Book Description McFarland & Company, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110786408898