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Physical Working Capacity Of Adult Men Resulting From A Progressive Aerobics Program, Gary Kaye Jul 1971

Physical Working Capacity Of Adult Men Resulting From A Progressive Aerobics Program, Gary Kaye

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study was designed to determine the effects of a progressive aerobics training program on the physical working capacity of adults as measured on the bicycle ergometer.

The following hypotheses were tested:

  1. A progressive aerobics training program does not increase physical working capacity (PWC).
  2. A progressive aerobics training program has no effect on resting, exercise or recovery heart rate.
  3. A progressive aerobics training program does not increase predicted maximum oxygen consumption (VO2).


Performance In The Jumps Decathlon Related To The Triple Jump, Sean Power Jul 1971

Performance In The Jumps Decathlon Related To The Triple Jump, Sean Power

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of the study was to determine the validity of the Jumps Decathlon test (or battery of tests) as a predictive method for recognizing a potentially good triple jumper.


The Application Of Self-Instruction To Elementary School Music, Jane Austin Jul 1971

The Application Of Self-Instruction To Elementary School Music, Jane Austin

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of self-instruction on achievement in elementary school music at the fourth grade level. In order to study this effect, the investigator will seek answers to the following questions:

  1. Which methods of self-instruction are most applicable to children at the fourth grade level?
  2. What concepts are basic to the understanding of music?
  3. What studies have been concluded to define the range of conceptual developments among fourth graders?
  4. What materials and activities are most effective in achieving the desired results based on the above considerations?
  5. Is I.Q. a significant factor in ...


A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Drawing To High-School Students, Olive Wittman May 1971

A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Teaching Drawing To High-School Students, Olive Wittman

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

In order to gain some evidence as to what difference the use of some particular instructional methods would make, an experiment was carried out. The experiment reported in this study is an example of a small investigation which an in-service art teacher can make, along with his regular teaching. It compared the effects of two instructional methods or to different teacher behaviors, on the students, in teaching drawing. Two classes of students were taught drawing by the same instructor who deliberately modified the degree of "directiveness" used in his teaching. In the "directed" group the teacher employed a strict instructor-controlled ...