Why Do Track Athletes Break Down? – Strength Magazine – July, 1924

Those who were following· with closest interest this country’s prospects for the Olympic Games were recently quite shocked by the report of breakdowns in the case of one or two of our most important contenders. The writer predicted freely in 1920 that we should have these breakdowns. And they came then and to such an extent as to astound every one in this country. They we.re quite largely confined at Antwerp to the Americans.

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