A Glimpse Back at Physical Education in 1903
In this excerpt from the North American Review (published 1903), D. A. Sargent describes the state of physical education in American colleges from over 100 years ago. At times, his observations can seem rather odd - socially and politically outdated - but in his era he was a premier figure in the field of sports medicine. An M.D. grad from Yale, director of Hemenway Gymnasium at Harvard and later a founder of his own school of physical education under his name. It just goes to show that times change and will continue so. With your health, keep in mind the flood of information out there but don't let it dissuade you from evidence. If its engaging through critical thought, adopt it.