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Title Sports in school : the future of an institution / John R. Gerdy, editor.
Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, [2000]

Subject School sports -- United States.
College sports -- United States.
Alt Name Gerdy, John R.
Description xi, 177 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Is your child too young for youth sports or is your adult too old? / Bob Bigelow -- Do sports build character? / Sharon K. Stoll and Jennifer M. Beller -- Role model : a critical assessment of the application of the term to athletes / Todd W. Crosset -- College athletics as good business? / John R. Gerdy -- Who's coaching the coaches? / Michael A. Clark -- Education of sports administrators / Andrew Kreutzer -- Race in athletics : integration or isolation? / Derrick Gragg -- Myth of athletics and educational opportunity / Darren Bilberry -- Women in sports : seeking balance / Darlene Bailey -- Athletics and the higher education marketplace / Cynthia M. Patterson -- Want value for education dollars? : try music! / John R. Gerdy -- Rise of American sport and the decline of American culture / Robert W. McCabe -- Pedestals are vacant / Bill Curry.
ISBN 0807739715 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807739707 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 43992740
Table of Contents
1Is Your Child Too Young for Youth Sports or Is Your Adult Too Old? / Bob Bigelow7
2Do Sports Build Character? / Sharon K. Stoll, Jennifer M. Beller18
3Role Model: A Critical Assessment of the Application of the Term to Athletes / Todd W. Crosset31
4College Athletics as Good Business? / John R. Gerdy42
5Who's Coaching the Coaches? / Michael A. Clark55
6The Education of Sports Administrators / Andrew Kreutzer66
7Race in Athletics: Integration or Isolation? / Derrick Gragg79
8The Myth of Athletics and Educational Opportunity / Darren Bilberry91
9Women in Sports: Seeking Balance / Darlene Bailey102
10Athletics and the Higher Education Marketplace / Cynthia M. Patterson119
11Want Value for Education Dollars? Try Music! / John R. Gerdy128
12The Rise of American Sport and the Decline of American Culture / Robert W. McCabe138
13The Pedestals are Vacant / Bill Curry151
 Concluding Remarks161
 About the Editor and Contributors165

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