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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 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.


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 Study To Compare The Effect Of Two Elementary Physical Education Programs On Physical Fitness, John K. Gillespie Jul 1969

A Study To Compare The Effect Of Two Elementary Physical Education Programs On Physical Fitness, John K. Gillespie

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study: (1) to compare the regular physical education program at the controlled fifth grade with an experimental physical education program of the other fifth grade; (2) to compare physical fitness of boys and girls of the two grades before and after the study; and (3) to study the effect of the programs on fifth grade fitness levels.


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 Relationship Between Physical Fitness And Academic Achievement, John Gary Gregor Aug 1966

The Relationship Between Physical Fitness And Academic Achievement, John Gary Gregor

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is to show what relationship exists, if any, between physical fitness and academic achievement among eighth grade junior high school boys.


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.


A Cardio-Vascular Test As A Reliable Measurement Of Physical Fitness, Douglas R. Carr Aug 1965

A Cardio-Vascular Test As A Reliable Measurement Of Physical Fitness, Douglas R. Carr

All Master's Theses

It will be the purpose of this study to determine the relationship between scores on a standard physical fitness test and scores on a standard cardio-vascular test to determine if the cardio-vascular test will give a valid measure of physical fitness.


A Three Year Study Of The Physical Fitness Progress Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete At The Junior High School Level, Gene Clayton Cook Aug 1965

A Three Year Study Of The Physical Fitness Progress Of The Athlete And Non-Athlete At The Junior High School Level, Gene Clayton Cook

All Master's Theses

The study was undertaken to determine whether athletes in the junior high school increase to the same degree in physical fitness and growth as do non-athletes over a three year period.


An Experimental Study Of The Effects Of Weight Training On The Speed, Strength, And Endurance Of Junior High School Boys, Kenneth Duane Edwards Aug 1964

An Experimental Study Of The Effects Of Weight Training On The Speed, Strength, And Endurance Of Junior High School Boys, Kenneth Duane Edwards

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to attempt to determine the effect, if any, that the introduction of weight training programs in the physical education classes would have on the speed, strength and endurance of the boys.


Relationship Of Physical Fitness To Success In Junior High Among Sunnyside Junior High Boys, Jerry St. George Aug 1964

Relationship Of Physical Fitness To Success In Junior High Among Sunnyside Junior High Boys, Jerry St. George

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study to show what relationship, if any, exists between the characteristics of physical fitness and success, as measured by grade achievement, attendance, and social prestige, among Sunnyside Junior high boys.


A Study To Determine The Effect Of Three Elementary Physical Education Programs On Physical Fitness, Thomas Pattillo Aug 1961

A Study To Determine The Effect Of Three Elementary Physical Education Programs On Physical Fitness, Thomas Pattillo

All Master's Theses

It was the purpose of this study (1) to compare the regular physical education program at Olympic Hills Elementary School, Seattle, Washington, with an experimental physical education program; (2) to compare the physical fitness of boys and girls in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades in the same school; and (3) to study the effect of the program on the individual’s fitness level.