• The Infectious Spirit of Hoosier Athletics

    by AB Editors September 1982

    This article originally appeared in the September 1982 issue of AB with the title, “Indianapolis’ Incredible Dream.”


    Indianapolis has become a major sports mecca.

    Spurred by the boundless energy and enthusiasm of local leaders, the city is generating tremendous excitement in the sports world. An air of electricity pervades the local citizenry, the result being an almost frenzied dedication to creating a sports Shangri-La.

  • 1982 Selections: Facilities of Merit

    by AB Editors August 1982

    This article originally appeared in the August 1982 issue of AB.


    Creative and Social Factors Significant in Selections

    This year’s Facilities of Merit entries present a vast array of fresh ideas.

    Sports, recreation and athletic facilities are much more than a structure. The need or purpose of the facility, the social judgement, are considerations in these selections.

  • Physical Fitness for All

    by C. Carson Conrad May 1980

    This article originally appeared in the May 1980 issue of AB with the headline, “Do We Have the Desire and Determination to Promote Physical Fitness for All?”


    The rationale for the first National Conference on Physical Fitness and Sports for All was a conviction that our knowledge and understanding of physical fitness and sport have outrun the dissemination and application of new information.

    The conference represents merely the first step in addressing the problems that it was called to consider. The second step—and it is the longer and more difficult of the two—involves carrying this information back to the areas that we represent and seeing that it is put into practice. Unless we do that, our efforts here will have been largely in vain.