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Carroll College

1974

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The Effects Of Weight Training On A Select Group Of Carroll College Freshman Women, Cathy Huffer Apr 1974

The Effects Of Weight Training On A Select Group Of Carroll College Freshman Women, Cathy Huffer

Education Undergraduate Theses

The male half of our species has participated in various physical activities for numerous years. Yet, until recently, it was unheard of for women to engage in many of these activities. Why? Because of past myths our society has gathered down through the years in response to women and physical exertion. For years women participated only in those feminine sports which took little strength and little mental discipline. Many felt that a real "lady" could not endure physical nor mental pressure. While Uncle Sam was encouraging the United States to build men in body, mind, and spirit, the women were ...