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An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff Dec 1968

An Analysis Of The Fat Reducing Effects Of Participants In Selected, Freshmen Physical Education Classes, Arthur Acuff

All Master's Theses

This study was composed of two problems as follows: 1. To determine if the four physical education activities classes did significantly control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College. 2. To determine which physical education activity will best control fat gain on college freshmen at St. Martin's College.


A Questionnaire Survey Of Time Allotment For Physical Education, Health, And Lifetime Sports In The “Double A” Schools Of Washington State, Frank W. Bratonia Dec 1968

A Questionnaire Survey Of Time Allotment For Physical Education, Health, And Lifetime Sports In The “Double A” Schools Of Washington State, Frank W. Bratonia

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to survey the administrators of the "Double A" high schools in the State of Washington to determine the amount of time boys' physical education, health, and lifetime sports is offered, and (2) to determine the number of individual activities offered in physical education and the time spent in each.


A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson Dec 1968

A Proposed Interscholastic Track And Field Training Program For The Junior High School, James L. Hanson

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to develop an interscholastic track and field training program suitable to the junior high school level student.


A Comparison Of Muscle Tension And General Motor Ability, Joel Otto Barnell Aug 1968

A Comparison Of Muscle Tension And General Motor Ability, Joel Otto Barnell

All Master's Theses

The two purposes of this study are (1) to determine the relationship between muscular tension, as evidenced by inward and outward rotation of the lower extremities, and a general motor ability test; and (2) to determine the relationship between muscular tension as evidenced by hip flexion and a general motor ability test.


Comparison Of The Effects Of Two Variations In Program Administration On The Physical Fitness Of Ninth Grade Girls, Irene E. Hannaford Aug 1968

Comparison Of The Effects Of Two Variations In Program Administration On The Physical Fitness Of Ninth Grade Girls, Irene E. Hannaford

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare the Royal Canadian Air Force XBX Plan with a circuit training program as to their effectiveness in developing physical fitness for girls.


An Empirical Study To Determine The Effect Of A Physical Fitness Program On Academic Achievement And Reading Ability, E. Douglas Garland Aug 1968

An Empirical Study To Determine The Effect Of A Physical Fitness Program On Academic Achievement And Reading Ability, E. Douglas Garland

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the measured effect of a physical fitness program on reading ability and academic achievement among sixth grade boys and girls.


An Instructional Film Illustrating Leg Wrestling Moves, Counters, And Drills, Vernon Lyle Merkely Aug 1968

An Instructional Film Illustrating Leg Wrestling Moves, Counters, And Drills, Vernon Lyle Merkely

All Master's Theses

This study is concerned exclusively with offensive and defensive leg wrestling. The maneuvers included in such an instructional film should have a wide enough range to be used in a high school physical education program or in varsity college wrestling. The problems of this study were first, to determine the moves, counters, and drills used in effective leg wrestling that were taught by leading coaches, and second, to present these moves, counters, and drills in action film with a comprehensive printed description and analysis of these moves.


A Study Measuring The Effectiveness Of Visual Recall Provided By A Videotape Recorder In Teaching Golf Performance Skills, Rodney G. Morrow Aug 1968

A Study Measuring The Effectiveness Of Visual Recall Provided By A Videotape Recorder In Teaching Golf Performance Skills, Rodney G. Morrow

All Master's Theses

This is a study to determine if beginning golf students who view a videotape replay of themselves practicing a full swinging golf shot with an instructor's critique will improve their golf performance skills significantly more than students whose full swinging golf shot is videotaped but who are not exposed to a videotape replay of their performance; however, they were provided an instructor's critique.


A Study Of The Effects Of Certain Physical Activities On The Progress Of Reading Comprehension, Word Knowledge, And Rate, Neil Allen Cummings Aug 1968

A Study Of The Effects Of Certain Physical Activities On The Progress Of Reading Comprehension, Word Knowledge, And Rate, Neil Allen Cummings

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this paper (1) to study the affects of certain physical activities (creeping, crawling, balancing and rhythm) related to the improvement of comprehension, vocabulary, and rate of reading; (2) to compare the amount of progress in reading of the boys to the progress of the girls; and (3) to compare the amount of progress of the high, middle, and low reading groups.


An Analysis Of Potential Factors Influencing A Beginner's Choice Of Preferred Contest Throws After Seven Weeks Of Instruction In The Sport Of Judo, William Saville Aug 1968

An Analysis Of Potential Factors Influencing A Beginner's Choice Of Preferred Contest Throws After Seven Weeks Of Instruction In The Sport Of Judo, William Saville

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

There is an apparent cycle in the history and appeal of a particular sport. When this cycle is completed there is a need for re-examination and change to initiate a further cycle. Judo in the Western world would appear to be reaching the end of such a cycle and examination and change is necessary for a variety of historical and cultural reasons to ensure that the sport of Judo embarks on another important cycle.


An Investigation Into The Effects Of A College Level Alcohol Education Course On The Implementation Of Alcohol Education Instruction, Ross G. Lane Aug 1968

An Investigation Into The Effects Of A College Level Alcohol Education Course On The Implementation Of Alcohol Education Instruction, Ross G. Lane

Master's Theses

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Sodium Phosphate On The Performance Of Track Athletes On The 660-Yard Run, Charles L. Hall Jul 1968

Effects Of Sodium Phosphate On The Performance Of Track Athletes On The 660-Yard Run, Charles L. Hall

All Master's Theses

The problem of investigation was to determine whether the use of sodium phosphate during training improved the performance of track athletes on the 660-yard run.


The Desirability And Feasibility Of Intercollegiate Sports For College Women, Leigh F. Kieffer Jul 1968

The Desirability And Feasibility Of Intercollegiate Sports For College Women, Leigh F. Kieffer

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The primary purpose of this study is to examine the present programs of physical education in Kentucky colleges; to determine the degree to which they meet the competitive sports needs of college women; and to explore the possibilities for enriching the program and to make recommendations for correcting inadequacies.

In considering the inclusion of a program of intercollegiate sports competition for college women, three questions are basic. First, what criteria should be used for evaluating present programs and determining the developing of an intercollegiate program for women? Second, what is the status of Kentucky colleges with regard to these pertinent ...


An Evaluation Of The Recreation Program At Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Neil J. Andrew May 1968

An Evaluation Of The Recreation Program At Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Neil J. Andrew

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The effectiveness of achieving pre-determined goals by a military recreation department was studied at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. "Evaluation of Community Recreation" was the evaluation tool that was used, It is published by the National Recreation and Parks Association and was validated by the Great Lakes District Program Standards Committee in 1965. This evaluation contains 35 standards of measure involving 125 criteria to determine program effectiveness. These standards are in the general areas of philosophy and goals; administration; personnel; programming; areas, facilities, and equipment; and evaluation of The study indicated a high degree of performance for programming and areas ...


Drinking And Student Understanding Of Alcohol And Alcoholism At The Utah State Industrial School, Elliot J. Anderson May 1968

Drinking And Student Understanding Of Alcohol And Alcoholism At The Utah State Industrial School, Elliot J. Anderson

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The Objectives of this investigation were to study the extent alcohol was used by students of Utah State Industrial School (SIS), determine the knowledge these students had of alcohol and alcoholism, and compare the data of the Industrial School with data obtained from selected public high schools in Utah.

Study results revealed a greater percentage of the SIS students had used alcoholic beverages and their first drinking experience occurred at an earlier age than for the high school students. Also, a greater percentage of the SIS students continued drinking after their first drinking experience. The percentage of SIS students having ...


A Curriculum Analysis Of The Men's Physical Education Department At Eastern Illinois University, Verlon D. Myers Jan 1968

A Curriculum Analysis Of The Men's Physical Education Department At Eastern Illinois University, Verlon D. Myers

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The History Of Intramural Sports For Men At Eastern Illinois University From 1899 To 1966, Lawrence Edward Crociani Jan 1968

The History Of Intramural Sports For Men At Eastern Illinois University From 1899 To 1966, Lawrence Edward Crociani

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.