Abstractpt. 1. The sprints / by Oliver Jackson (Abilene Christian College) -- pt. 2. The quarter mile / by Jim "Jumbo" Elliott (Villanova University) -- pt. 3. The half mile / by George T. Eastment (Manhattan College) -- pt. 4. The distance races / by Brutus Hamilton (University of California) -- pt. 5. The hurdles / by Larry Snyder (Ohio State University) -- pt. 6. The relay races / by Clyde Littlefield (University of Texas) -- pt. 7. The pole vault / by Ralph M. Higgins (Oklahoma State University) -- pt. 8. The high jump / by Ed Flanagan (Boston University) -- pt. 9. The broad jump / by Gordon Fisher (Indiana University) -- pt. 10. The shot put / by Jess Mortensen (University of Southern California) -- pt. 11. The discus throw / by Jim Kelly (University of Minnesota) -- pt. 12. Cross-country / by F.X. Cretzmeyer (State University of Iowa) -- Appendixes: A. Muscles and strength -- B. Resistance exercises for track and field.