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  • AIAW Advocates Resist ‘Sub’merger with NCAA

    by Kaye Hart and Carol Oglesby March 1979

    This article originally appeared in the March 1979 issue of AB with the headline, “The Time Has Not Yet Come.”Dr. Kaye Hart, director of women's athletics, Temple University   Dr. Carol Ogelsby, associate professor of physical education, Temple University

     John Toner, Athletic Director at the University of Connecticut, in the November and December issues of this publication, proposed a merger of the AIAW and the NCAA. The following is a response by Kaye Hart, AIAW Rules Standards Committee chair, and Carol Oglesby, former AIAW and NAGWS president.

  • Athletic Directors Consider Merger of NCAA and AIAW

    by AB Editors November 1978

    This article originally appeared in the November 1978 issue of AB with the headline, “One Set of Rules for All Student-Athletes.”

     

    John Toner, athletic director, University of Connecticut, updates his remarks made at the NACDA Convention on the structure of men’s and women’s athletic administration.

    John Toner, University of Connecticut’s athletic director, has a way of getting to the core of a problem in an easy, matter-of-fact manner. This has been, and is, an asset in his emerging role in national collegiate athletic administration.

    Toner believes it’s vital to participate, to contribute. In relatively few years, since he was able to devote full time to his athletic directorship, Toner’s national assignments have been expanding.

    So, at the June National Association Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) meeting in Denver, we asked John for an interview.

  • AIAW Restructures Athlete Recruitment Policy

    by AB Editors April 1978

    This article originally appeared in the April 1978 issue of AB with the headline, “AIAW Delegates Adopt Major Policy Changes.”

     

     

    The fifth Annual Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) Delegate Assembly was held January 8th-11th in Atlanta, Georgia. Several changes in policy, regulations and procedures were passed. The new regulations go into effect with the 1978-79 academic year.

  • Helmet Manufacturers Collaborate to Meet New NOCSAE Standard

    by Dr. Voigt Hodgson, Wayne State University April 1978

    This article originally appeared in the April 1978 issue of AB with the headline, “NOCSAE Helmet Tests Are Tougher: Here Are the Steps that Make the Standard Work.”

     

    The NOCSAE Football Helmet Impact Standard is helping to reduce serious head injuries as evidenced by the steady decline in head injury fatalities depicted in Table I. Fatalities have declined 51 percent in the seven years that NOCSAE has been influencing helmet design and construction. According to the thirty-first annual study of high school football fatalities by the National Federation of State High School Association, there were only three fatal head injuries in the 1977 high school season which, in terms of comparative statistics, is 0.2 per 100,000 players, the lowest recorded numbers since 1945.