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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.


A Comparison Of Isometric Exercises And Weight Training On The Development Of Leg Strength And Jumping Ability In Secondary School Boys, Larry Charles Pryse Aug 1967

A Comparison Of Isometric Exercises And Weight Training On The Development Of Leg Strength And Jumping Ability In Secondary School Boys, Larry Charles Pryse

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to determine the respective effectiveness of isometric and isotonic training in the development of leg strength; (2) to show the relationship of each of the two methods in leg strength development; (3) to investigate the improvement of jumping ability, as revealed through an experimental study; and (4) to compare both methods with the physical education exercises used at Davis High School.


Wrestling Refereeing Illustrated: An Instructional Sound Filmstrip Designed For Use In The Physical Education Class, The Intramural Program, The Interschool Wrestling Team, And The Referees’ Association, Alfred Bourque Aug 1967

Wrestling Refereeing Illustrated: An Instructional Sound Filmstrip Designed For Use In The Physical Education Class, The Intramural Program, The Interschool Wrestling Team, And The Referees’ Association, Alfred Bourque

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to produce a sound filmstrip, in color, that will bring new knowledge and reinforce present knowledge of the operation of a wrestling match from the Referee's duties prior to the match until the final match is wrestled.


Financing The Athletic Program In The New High Schools In The State Of Washington, Gary H. Brines Aug 1967

Financing The Athletic Program In The New High Schools In The State Of Washington, Gary H. Brines

All Master's Theses

This study was initiated in an effort to discover how the athletic program has been financed in new high schools in the state of Washington.


Junior High School Football Program, H. Keith Shahan Aug 1967

Junior High School Football Program, H. Keith Shahan

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to study the junior high school football program regarding organization, procedure, and format. This study will attempt to (1) show the basic needs of junior high school age boys, (2) discuss the advantages of the junior high school program, (3) discuss the disadvantages of the junior high school program, and (4) present recommendations for changes which could insure a better program.


A Study Of The Effects Of Democratic Coaching Procedures Upon Members Of A High School Basketball Squad, Robert Abraham Moawad Aug 1967

A Study Of The Effects Of Democratic Coaching Procedures Upon Members Of A High School Basketball Squad, Robert Abraham Moawad

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine whether certain attitudinal and behavioral changes would occur among players as a result of participation in a season of varsity basketball in which they were democratically involved in decision making.


A Questionnaire Survey Of Physical Education Programs For Boys In The Public Schools Of The State Of Washington, Donald David Knowles Aug 1967

A Questionnaire Survey Of Physical Education Programs For Boys In The Public Schools Of The State Of Washington, Donald David Knowles

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to establish an evaluation of physical education programs for boys in the public schools of the state of Washington.


The Suggested Activities For Use In The Development Of A Curriculum Guide For The Educable Mentally Retarded At The Primary, Intermediate, And Secondary Levels, James D. Sayah Jul 1967

The Suggested Activities For Use In The Development Of A Curriculum Guide For The Educable Mentally Retarded At The Primary, Intermediate, And Secondary Levels, James D. Sayah

All Master's Theses

It is the purpose of this study to suggest activities for use in a curriculum guide for the educable mentally retarded in physical education at the primary, intermediate, and secondary levels.


An Evaluation Of The Physical Education Instructional Programs Of Selected Community Colleges In The State Of Washington, Hazel M. Leland Jun 1967

An Evaluation Of The Physical Education Instructional Programs Of Selected Community Colleges In The State Of Washington, Hazel M. Leland

All Master's Theses

The specific problem dealt with in this study was the evaluation of existing physical education instructional programs at five community colleges in the State of Washington. The purposes of this study were to: (1) determine the present status of philosophy and objectives of physical education, (2) determine the role of administration in developing general principles and policies as they relate to the instructional program, (3) determine the instructional programs of physical education at the selected community colleges, and (4) determine the evaluation methods used at each of the community colleges as these methods relate to the instructional program of physical ...


The Effects Of Two Conditioning Programs On The Physical Fitness Level Of Ninth Grade Boys, Joseph H. Buckley Aug 1966

The Effects Of Two Conditioning Programs On The Physical Fitness Level Of Ninth Grade Boys, Joseph H. Buckley

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of two different methods of presenting conditioning programs on the physical fitness level of ninth grade boys at Lincoln Junior High School.


A Relationship Between Physical Fitness And Social And Academic Achievement Of Junior High School Girls, Shirley Mae Oakes Aug 1966

A Relationship Between Physical Fitness And Social And Academic Achievement Of Junior High School Girls, Shirley Mae Oakes

All Master's Theses

This study was made to determine the relationship between scores made on the Californis Physical Performance Test and the Academic Achievement of seventh grade girls in Springstowne Junior High School, Vallejo, California. A second purpose was to determine the relationship between the physical fitness test scores and social preference scores as indicated by a sociometric test.


The Effects Of Motor Ability Grouping In Physical Education On The Improvement Of Physical Fitness And Certain Game Skills, James D. Black Jul 1966

The Effects Of Motor Ability Grouping In Physical Education On The Improvement Of Physical Fitness And Certain Game Skills, James D. Black

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to evaluate the effects of motor ability grouping in physical education on the improvement of physical fitness and certain game skills. The subjects were boys in the eighth and ninth grades at Baker Junior High School in Tacoma, Washington.


The History Of Wrestling In The Yakima Valley High Schools, Theodore M. Stone Jul 1966

The History Of Wrestling In The Yakima Valley High Schools, Theodore M. Stone

All Master's Theses

Studies have been made on different aspects of wrestling, but very little has been done on the history of wrestling in the Yakima Valley. Because wrestling is a young and growing sport in Washington state, information on the history was studied.


The Relationship Between Agility And Strength Tests And High School Football Ability, Herbert Jerome Richey Jul 1966

The Relationship Between Agility And Strength Tests And High School Football Ability, Herbert Jerome Richey

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a positive correlation between scores on a series of agility and general strength tests and the best prospective players in high school football.


Isometric Exercise Versus Isotonic Exercise As A Means Of Building And Retaining Strength, Rodney L. Waddell Jul 1966

Isometric Exercise Versus Isotonic Exercise As A Means Of Building And Retaining Strength, Rodney L. Waddell

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to compare results from the selected isotonic exercises as recommended by Steinhaus, the selected isometric exercises as recommended by Karpovich, and a non-directed exercise program on the seventh and eighth grade male students of Monroe Junior High School as a means of building and retaining strength which was measured by the Roger's Strength Test.


The Effectiveness Of The Remedial Physical Education Program At Foster Junior-Senior High School, Werner Leonard Neudorf Jul 1966

The Effectiveness Of The Remedial Physical Education Program At Foster Junior-Senior High School, Werner Leonard Neudorf

All Master's Theses

The study was composed of three problems, as follows: 1. To determine the amount and significance of change in posture as a result of special posture training. 2 . To determine the amount and significance of change in physical fitness as a result of systematic training. 3. To determine the effect of the order of training upon posture scores.


An Empirical Study Of Factors Associated With Physical Fitness Of Sixth Grade Students, Richard D. Cornwell Oct 1965

An Empirical Study Of Factors Associated With Physical Fitness Of Sixth Grade Students, Richard D. Cornwell

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to determine if there was a relationship between the scores achieved on the Elementary School Fitness Test and the following factors: (1) the economic level of the neighborhood in which the schools were located; (2) family size; (3) achievement scores on the Iowa Basic Skills Test; (4) absenteeism of the students; and (5) health history of students.


Evaluation Of Monroe Public School Children Grades One Through Five Using The Washington State Elementary Physical Fitness Test, Joseph Redfield Aug 1965

Evaluation Of Monroe Public School Children Grades One Through Five Using The Washington State Elementary Physical Fitness Test, Joseph Redfield

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was (1) to determine the physical fitness of the elementary students in Monroe Public Schools using the Washington State Elementary School Physical Fitness Test and (2) to enlighten administrators, teachers and parents as to the physical fitness of these students.


Changes In Social Concept Of Self As Related To Posture Improvement, Harvette C. (Polly) Brown Aug 1965

Changes In Social Concept Of Self As Related To Posture Improvement, Harvette C. (Polly) Brown

All Master's Theses

The purpose of the study was to determine whether or not improvement in posture would in turn cause an improvement in self-concept.


Little League Baseball, Gary Carlin Frederick Aug 1965

Little League Baseball, Gary Carlin Frederick

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to show (1) the basic needs of Little League age boys; (2) disadvantages of the Little League baseball program; (3) advantages of the Little League baseball program; and (4) to present recommendations for changes which could insure a better program.