Marrow of the Nation: A History of Sport and Physical Culture in Republican China
by Andrew D. Morris
University of California Press, 2004
 
 
Additional Photographs from the world of Chinese tiyu
Zhou Changxing, Li Shiming and Dong Hanwen, standout athletes at Northeastern University, Shenyang, late 1920s
 
China vs. Japan, Sixth Far Eastern Championship Games, Osaka, 1923
 
 
   
From Qing-pi and Zhai Ruzhou, Youxue caoshen [Physical workouts for young students] (Shanghai: Guangxuehui, 1890)
 
 
Links to More Photos:
The Chinese delegation to the 1936 Olympics, Berlin
Yang Xiuqiong and other 1930s Women Swimmers
 Women Athletes in Republican China
The Fifth National Games, Nanjing, 1933 (Page 1)
The Fifth National Games, Nanjing, 1933 (Page 2)
The Seventh National Games, Shanghai, 1948
The Far Eastern Championship Games
Jingwu Tiyuhui (Pure Martial Athletic Association)
Martial Arts Photos