Iron Game History: The Journal of Physical Culture (IGH) was founded in 1990 by Terry and Jan Todd who wanted to promote academic scholarship related to the history of the strength sports, exercise, nutrition, training for sport, and other aspects of physical culture. Like the Stark Center itself, Iron Game History defines physical culture as “the various activities...
Two-time Mr. America, Dave Draper, offers diet, strength, and weightlifting tips for optimal muscle definition. Visit the Strongman Project to view Draper’s Definition Program in a PDF.
Chris Dickerson’s Ideal Deltoids Development Pamphlet is an example of Dickerson’s Ideal Development Pamphlets on the Strongman Project website. Chris Dickerson, 1982 Mr. Olympia, created programs for developing chest muscles, deltoids, and thighs. Included in the pamphlets are training tips, weightlifting regimens, and photos. Visit the Strongman Project to view Chris Dickerson’s pamphlets in a PDF.
Durbin-Delco, Inc., offers an instruction manual to accompany their barbells and dumbells. This is a how-to guide to weightlifting and developing strength throughout the body. Visit the Strongman Project to view Durbin’s All Americanways to Health Instruction Book in a PDF.
Martin Dworkin’s how-to guide on weight training regimens with weights. Visit the Strongman Project to view Body Building: How to Exercise with Weights pamphlet in a PDF.
Enjoy learning more about the game of Tennis and coaching Tennis at the University of Texas at Austin through Gary Plock’s interview with UT Men’s Tennis Coach from 1974 – 2000, Dave Snyder. The interview is divided into three audio files Part 1 to Part 3.
The Three Bartos, Eddie Barto, Edward Sturm, and Dewey Barto (nee Stewart Steven Swoyer), were an acrobatic hand-balancing act that toured and performed in Vaudeville shows in the early 1900s. The scrapbook covers the trio’s career from circa 1911-1912. The scrapbook was donated by Diana Gump, the granddaughter of Edward Sturm. Edward Sturm performed with...
Dittmar’s Time at UT (1913 – 1917) In 1917, when Gustav Charles Dittmar graduated from UT and entered the First Officer’s Training Camp in San Antonio, he left behind four years of fascinating memories. There were the tough games against Notre Dame and A&M, the intense training camps in San Marcos, the relaxation of Barton...
This is a game-by-game account of the historic 1947 season in which the Longhorns won the Southwest Conference led by Texas baseball and football icon, Bobby Layne and were selected for the inaugural NCAA Baseball Championship tournament.