chapter  18
Gender Equity in Physical Education and Athletics
ByEllen Staurowsky, Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Mary Jo Kane, Emily Wughalter, Athena Yiamouyiannis, Phyllis K. Lerner
Pages 30

When the Olympic Games returned to their Greek birthplace in August of 2004, the lighting of the cauldron during the opening ceremony marked a convergence of the ancient and modern worlds. No better site could be found to illustrate in such profound relief the paths human beings travel over time in their quest to attain noble goals and higher ideals. In the shadow of Mount Olympus, those poised to create history came face to face with the enduring legacies of history makers.