Author

Bridget Arne

Publication Date

1-1-1999

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Guttenberg, Gail

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

Abstract

This thesis is designed as a guide to runners wishing to run a marathon. Topics discussed in general are training techniques, the physiology of running, nutrition for runners, stress as it is related to running, and one's personality and running. The purpose of this thesis was for the author to learn about the general topics previously mentioned and by doing so learn about herself Also the experience of running a marathon was both a mental and physical challenge. The thesis is based on suggestions from other sources and from this author's one-time experience of training for and running a marathon. The author concluded that by running a marathon, one learns much about oneself, and she also concludes that if the experience was ever repeated, some modifications would be acted upon.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

18 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

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Text

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