History

Co-Ordination: What It Is, And Its Necessity In Athletics – Strength Magazine – July, 1920

Co-ordination is that ability to combine certain movements, together with the regulation of nervous force in degree sufficient so as to effect an ultimately harmonious achievement as a whole. With successful athletes this faculty is, of necessity, developed to a very high degree. While “practice makes perfect” and one man is naturally more capable than another, a certain amount of time consistently devoted to the improvement of body will tend toward the development of those qualities which, when coupled together, make up “co-ordination.”

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas