Athletics, superstitions, and education: The coaching dilemma

Watson, Betty C.; Tharpe, Sam
January 1990
Physical Educator;Late Winter90, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p52
Academic Journal
Looks at the role of school coaches as educators and superstitions in athletics. Educational objectives of coaches in comparison with other educators; Importance for coaches' non-response to superstitious beliefs and practices among players by attempting to substitute a framework based on positivist science.


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