?Fitness for Undergraduates
More physical education, with course credit, is a possibility for nation's undergraduates. Pittsburgh University's Tom Hamilton, NCAA physical fitness committee chairman, told delegates in St. Louis that unless they work harder on fitness programs, American youth may be in "a sorry state." Among recommendations offered: extension of physical education courses from one to four years.
The NCAA ruled that colleges may pay for one campus visit by a prospective athlete, then put a limit on the total aid a student-athlete may take from all sources. Realizing the rule lumped Government aid (GI Bill, Vo, etc.) with other kinds, the NCAA tried to rescind it, failed, went home grumbling.
? Moscow Is Out
The hockey amateurs selected to represent the U.S. in European matches this winter will tour widely, from Britain to Czechoslovakia, but will pass up the world championship matches in Moscow, Feb. 25-March 5. The State Department frowns on a visit to Russia.
?Have Records, Will Travel
After setting two new world records (in the 400-meter and 440-yard freestyle) Australia's brilliant young Murray Rose announced plans to visit the U.S. in April to "look around some universities," beginning with Stanford and Yale.