The Principles of Physical Education. By Jesse Feiring Williams, A.B., M.D., Professor of Physical Education, Teachers College, Columbia University. Cloth. Price, $3 net. Pp. 481, with illustrations. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1927.
Dr. Williams is one of the sound teachers of health in the United States. As professor of physical education in the Teachers College of Columbia University, he has been associated with serious work in this field from the first. He is not given to any fads or notions but may be depended on for a rational point of view. He recognizes as the basis of physical education the development of control over certain fundamental activities, the development of correct attendance in play, and the use of sport to secure standards of conduct which are useful in life. The books are not especially planned for easy reading but rather for study and reference by those whose work calls