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The Effects Of Nutrition Education On Third And Fifth Grade Students’ Fruit And Vegetable Knowledge, Preference, And Consumption, Alexandra Epstein-Solfield Jan 2017

The Effects Of Nutrition Education On Third And Fifth Grade Students’ Fruit And Vegetable Knowledge, Preference, And Consumption, Alexandra Epstein-Solfield

All Master's Theses

Regular consumption of fruit and vegetables (F/V) may reduce the risk of obesity and obesity-related diseases, yet most American school children fail to meet recommended intakes. One proposed method for reducing childhood obesity is implementing school-based nutrition education programs aimed at increasing F/V intake.

This repeated measures study examined the effectiveness of an eight-week F/V-targeted nutrition education intervention on elementary-school students’ nutrition knowledge, F/V preference, and salad bar consumption. A convenience sample of third- and fifth-grade students (n = 149) participated in the study. Surveys were administered pre- and post-intervention to assess F/V knowledge and preference ...


A Research Paper On The Definition, Treatment, And Rehabilitation Of Knee Injuries Incurred In Football, Larry W. Maguire Aug 1969

A Research Paper On The Definition, Treatment, And Rehabilitation Of Knee Injuries Incurred In Football, Larry W. Maguire

All Master's Theses

Coaches entering the area of football need to be aware of the factors involved in knee injuries. Both experienced and inexperienced coaches can benefit from research which will enable him to adequately care for any injuries which may arise. Often coaches in athletics do not have available to them, ready information covering this problem. Therefore, the purpose of this investigation was to provide relevant data pertaining to all facets of the knee injury as it occurs in football; the diagnosis of the injury; prescribed treatment; qnd the actual rehabilitation of the knee.


A Comparison Of The Effects On Development Of Physical Fitness And Motor Skills Of Two Physical Education Programs With Opposite Program Emphases, David L. Haynie Aug 1969

A Comparison Of The Effects On Development Of Physical Fitness And Motor Skills Of Two Physical Education Programs With Opposite Program Emphases, David L. Haynie

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to compare the effects on development of physical fitness and motor skills of two physical education programs having opposite program emphases, using as subjects for the comparison, seventh grade boys at Michael T. Simmons School in Tumwater, Washington.


A Pilot Study On The Comparison Of The Effect Of A Traditional Physical Education Program And A Movement Exploration Program On The Self Concept Of The Special Education Student, Sherrie Ann Chrysler Aug 1969

A Pilot Study On The Comparison Of The Effect Of A Traditional Physical Education Program And A Movement Exploration Program On The Self Concept Of The Special Education Student, Sherrie Ann Chrysler

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this pilot study, which was exploratory in nature, was to determine if the type of physical education program a special education student experiences affects his self concept.


A Background Program In Sex Education: A Proposed Course Of Study For Fifth Grade, Glenda Joan Miller Aug 1969

A Background Program In Sex Education: A Proposed Course Of Study For Fifth Grade, Glenda Joan Miller

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study (1) to survey one aspect of a meaningful background sequential program on sex education from kindergarten through sixth grade, and (2) to design available background resource materials in sex education adaptable to the eleven-year-old child in the fifth grade.


A Comparison Of The Exer-Genie As A Physical Conditioning Device To Traditional Methods Of Exercise, Robert E. Parsons Aug 1969

A Comparison Of The Exer-Genie As A Physical Conditioning Device To Traditional Methods Of Exercise, Robert E. Parsons

All Master's Theses

This study was composed of two problems as follows 1. To compare the Exer-Genie with a traditional developmental physical education program and a typical physical education program for developing physical fitness in elementary school boys. 2. To compare the development of specific muscular strengths in a program using the Exer-Genie with the development of the same specific muscular strengths in a traditional developmental program.


A Discriminative Study Of Girls’ Physical Education In High Schools Of The Big Eight Athletic Conference, Carol A. Finney Aug 1969

A Discriminative Study Of Girls’ Physical Education In High Schools Of The Big Eight Athletic Conference, Carol A. Finney

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the status of physical education in schools of the Big Eight Athletic Conference. Test results and statistical information compiled from the LaPorte Score Card, Elder P (M) F Test, McCloy GMA Test, Stradtman Test of Physical Fitness Knowledge, and the Kneer Attitude and Diagnostic Inventory reflected the status of physical education in the eight schools studied.


A Cross-Comparison Of The Contributions Of Obstacle Course Training And Extended Motor Ability Development To Physical Fitness And Motor Ability, Arthur K. Ellis Aug 1969

A Cross-Comparison Of The Contributions Of Obstacle Course Training And Extended Motor Ability Development To Physical Fitness And Motor Ability, Arthur K. Ellis

All Master's Theses

This study measured the changes in physical fitness and motor ability that occurred among comparable groups who participated in two different physical education programs. Specifically the study determined what changes in physical fitness and motor ability development occurred among sophomore boys at Central Kitsap High School who participated in two different programs.


An Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of Instructional Television As Applied To Learning Beginning Golf Skills, Everett Lowayne Brewer Aug 1969

An Evaluation Of The Effectiveness Of Instructional Television As Applied To Learning Beginning Golf Skills, Everett Lowayne Brewer

All Master's Theses

This study compares the golf skills of a class viewing its own videotape replays to those of a class who was videotaped but did not view the replays. All other relevant variables were equalized between the two groups. In addition, a test was made of the attitudes of the experimental group toward videotape as a learning aid, and finally, an attempt was made to reduce the number of trials necessary in the post-test, in order to make the test more functional.


Flexibility Change In Students Of Dance As Compared To Students In Other Physical Education Activity Classes, Betty J. Allen Aug 1969

Flexibility Change In Students Of Dance As Compared To Students In Other Physical Education Activity Classes, Betty J. Allen

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine flexibility changes in women students enrolled in a modern dance class as compared to flexibility changes in women students enrolled in badminton, golf, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and bowling classes, as measured by the bend and reach test.


A Discriminative Study Of Boys’ Physical Education In High Schools Of The Big Eight Athletic Conference, Burdon R. Daugherty Aug 1969

A Discriminative Study Of Boys’ Physical Education In High Schools Of The Big Eight Athletic Conference, Burdon R. Daugherty

All Master's Theses

As in any other part of the curriculum, physical education requires equipment, facilities, and personnel in order to help assure a successful program. The degree of attainment of this success will be shown by the opinions of those whose judgments are considered valid. In contrast with this will be the performance capabilities of the students who take part in the program in terms of physical fitness performance, physical fitness knowledge, and neuromuscular skills. Finally, attitudes about physical education are also held to be important and should also be judged.


A Comparison Of A Routine Training Program And An Exer-Genie Isometric-Isotonic Conditioning Program With Respect To Their Effects On Cardiovascular Condition And Jumping Ability, Kenneth R. Jacobs Jul 1969

A Comparison Of A Routine Training Program And An Exer-Genie Isometric-Isotonic Conditioning Program With Respect To Their Effects On Cardiovascular Condition And Jumping Ability, Kenneth R. Jacobs

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to determine statistically the effect of an Exer-Genie isometric-isotonic conditioning program on the jumping ability and cardiovascular fitness of junior high school athletes, as compared to a group of junior high school athletes involved in a routine conditioning program using calisthenics. The Sargent Jump Test was used to determine jumping ability and the Cameron Heartometer was used to determine cardiovascular fitness. Each group was compared in view of time spent on conditioning.


A Comparison Of Methods Of Administering Modified Pull-Ups For Girls, Patricia Lacey Jul 1969

A Comparison Of Methods Of Administering Modified Pull-Ups For Girls, Patricia Lacey

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to find a method of administering pull-ups for girls that would be as accurate as the Gay Apparatus.


A Study Of Skill Development In Single Concept Activities By Use Of The Video Tape Recorder, Ramon Dee Kinnaman Jun 1969

A Study Of Skill Development In Single Concept Activities By Use Of The Video Tape Recorder, Ramon Dee Kinnaman

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the differential effects of video taping as an instructional tool in the acquisition of bowling skills.


A Program Of Physical Education Incorporating The Doman-Delacato Method Used With Trainable Mentally Retarded Students, Harold Wayne Johnson Jun 1969

A Program Of Physical Education Incorporating The Doman-Delacato Method Used With Trainable Mentally Retarded Students, Harold Wayne Johnson

All Master's Theses

The present study reports on a physical education program which was used with trainable mentally retarded children. Incorporated into this physical education program were those exercises advanced by Delacato.


A Study Of The Effect On High School Students Of An Educational Program Which Points Out The Harmful Effects Of Smoking, Patricia Ann Hastings Jun 1969

A Study Of The Effect On High School Students Of An Educational Program Which Points Out The Harmful Effects Of Smoking, Patricia Ann Hastings

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to (1) develop a program of education on the ill effects of smoking for high school students; (2) help reduce the number of smokers among youth through the development of youth groups to promote a non-smoking program.


A Comparison Of Three Basketball Skill Tests, Michael Lee Osborn Apr 1969

A Comparison Of Three Basketball Skill Tests, Michael Lee Osborn

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine which, if any, of three existing basketball skill tests: (1) The Lehsten test; (2) The Stroup test; and (3) The Knox test, has the highest correlation with the basketball ability of senior high school boys as rated by expert opinion.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


A Comparative Analysis Of The Academic Achievement Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete In The Junior High School, Burlan Richard Johnson Aug 1967

A Comparative Analysis Of The Academic Achievement Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete In The Junior High School, Burlan Richard Johnson

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this investigation to determine if there was a significant difference between the academic achievement of the athlete and the non-athlete at the junior high school level.


A Survey Of The Relative Merits Of All-Weather Tracks And Traditional Tracks, Elwood Paul Furseth Aug 1967

A Survey Of The Relative Merits Of All-Weather Tracks And Traditional Tracks, Elwood Paul Furseth

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to investigate and compare the advantages and disadvantages of all-weather and traditional track surfaces. Factors to be considered are: (1) installation and maintenance costs; (2) need for repairs and projected life; (3) utilization of the track; (4) satisfaction with track surface; and (5) evaluation of tracks.


The Effects Of A Progressive Weight Training Program Compared To A Non Weight Training Program On Performances In Track And Field Athletics, Larry W. Pope Aug 1967

The Effects Of A Progressive Weight Training Program Compared To A Non Weight Training Program On Performances In Track And Field Athletics, Larry W. Pope

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to compare a progressive weight training program with a non weight training program as conditioning methods for performances in track and field athletics.