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A Determination of the Number of Trials for a Valid Measure of Two Selected Skills

A Determination of the Number of Trials for a Valid Measure of Two Selected Skills

Date: August 1965
Creator: Fergason, Wanda D.
Description: A study was made to determine the number of trials required for a valid measure of skill of seventh grade girls for the softball throw for distance and for the standing broad jump at MacArthur Junior High School in Beaumont, TX.
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The Developing of a Recreation Program for the Conroe Independent School District of Conroe, Texas

The Developing of a Recreation Program for the Conroe Independent School District of Conroe, Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Clayton, Jesse Davis
Description: The writer of this thesis, with the aid of the listed sources, has attempted to develop plans for a recreation program for the Conroe Independent School District of Conroe, Texas.
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The Development of an Intramural Program for Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Boys in the Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas

The Development of an Intramural Program for Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Boys in the Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Williams, J. R.
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop plans for an intramural program for boys in the Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas.
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Dynamic Balance and Rhythm Among Elementary Pupils

Dynamic Balance and Rhythm Among Elementary Pupils

Date: December 1974
Creator: Chew, Suzann S.
Description: This study of the relationship between dynamic balance and rhythm tests the hypothesis that a positive relationship exists between these two factors. One hundred fifty-two fifth- and sixth-graders were given the Nelson Balance Test and an adaptation of Ashton's Practical Rhythm Test. The Pearson product-moment coefficient of correlation was used in the analysis of the data. The reliability of the tests was very low. The relationship between dynamic balance and rhythm was . 08, an unreliable correlation from which no conclusions could be drawn. It was recommended that improved methods of measuring dynamic balance and rhythm be developed for elementary pupils.
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The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

The Economical and Educational Values of the Banking System in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Varnell, Pansy Lena
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the economic and educational values of a banking program in a public school system. The program as employed in the city schools of Dallas, Texas, has been used as the subject for consideration.
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The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

Date: August 1938
Creator: Woodall, Earle S.
Description: The purpose of this study was undertaken first, to determine, in so far as possible, the extent of the growing popularity of swimming throughout Texas; second, to discover what provisions were being made to meet the new demands for more adequate facilities and instruction; third, to reveal the extent of swimming participation in the state; fourth, to reveal data showing the extent and kind of swimming facilities in the state; and fifth, to evaluate the data found.
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The Effect of Three Conditions of Practice on the Performance of the Football Center Snap by College Students

The Effect of Three Conditions of Practice on the Performance of the Football Center Snap by College Students

Date: May 1969
Creator: Levy, William C.
Description: The problem of this study was to determine the effect mental practice, physical practice, and a combination of physical and mental practice had upon the accuracy of the football center snap for field goals and extra points after a touchdown.
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The Effects of a Unit in Selected Gymnastic and Tumbling Activities upon the Arm and Shoulder Strength of Eleventh-grade Girls

The Effects of a Unit in Selected Gymnastic and Tumbling Activities upon the Arm and Shoulder Strength of Eleventh-grade Girls

Date: August 1968
Creator: Smoot, Carolyn S.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not the arm and shoulder strength of eleventh-grade girls would significantly increase during participation in a gymnastic and selected tumbling unit. The unit included activities on the parallel bars, side horse, balance beam, and specific tumbling activities.
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The Effects of Three Physical Education Activites on Selected Physical Fitness Components

The Effects of Three Physical Education Activites on Selected Physical Fitness Components

Date: June 1970
Creator: Hampton, Gary Wade
Description: This study was designed to investigate the relative effects of selected physical education activities upon four components of physical well-being of college men. This study was intended to determine if changes occur in endurance, flexibility, balance, and agility by groups participating in either apparatus gymnastics, wrestling or swimming.
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The Effects of Two Methods of Training on Arm Strength

The Effects of Two Methods of Training on Arm Strength

Date: August 1966
Creator: Thompson, Charles J.
Description: A study was made to investigate the relative effectiveness of two methods of training on the development of arm strength. The purposes of the study included the following: 1. To determine functional arm strength of male students enrolled in physical education classes selected for the study. 2. To conduct specific exercise programs in each of the selected classes. 3. To determine the relative effectiveness of the selected programs in developing arm strength.
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Effects of Varied Intervals of Rest between Warm-Up and Performance on 440-Yard Dash Times

Effects of Varied Intervals of Rest between Warm-Up and Performance on 440-Yard Dash Times

Date: August 1967
Creator: Hutterly, William U.
Description: A comparative study was made of the effects of varied time intervals of rest between warm-up and performance in the 440-yard dash by students in selected physical education classes at North Texas State University during the spring semester of 1967. This study was made to determine if the length of a rest interval after cessation of warm-up activity has any significant effect upon the subsequent performance in a 440-yard dash, and to determine if any length of rest interval facilitates performance in a 440-yard dash.
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An Evaluation of the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home

An Evaluation of the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home

Date: June 1941
Creator: Smyers, John D.
Description: "The purpose of this study was to evaluate the program of physical education, health, and recreation of the Waco State School from 1933 to 1940...In view of these definite results, the conclusion is made that the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home has been successful in the following respects: 1. It has developed normal, happy children who have a chance to become useful, self-supporting children. 2. The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Program of the Home has met and exceeded in many respects the educational standards for such activities. 3. The Waco State Home has performed a great educational service in remolding warped, underprivileged children."--leaf 2.
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An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program of Arlington State College with Recommendations for Future Development

An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program of Arlington State College with Recommendations for Future Development

Date: August 1954
Creator: Bearden, Burley
Description: The problem undertaken in this investigation was that of making an evaluation of the Physical Education Program of Arlington State College with recommendations for future development.
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An Evaluation of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Junior High Schools of Class AA Type of District One of the University of Texas Interscholastic League

An Evaluation of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Junior High Schools of Class AA Type of District One of the University of Texas Interscholastic League

Date: 1947
Creator: George, Gladys Lynch
Description: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the programs of health and physical education for girls in the junior high schools of the Class AA type of District One of the University of Texas Interscholastic League.
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Evaluation of the School Plant of Arlington Heights High School of Fort Worth, Texas, as Related to Health and Safety Environment of the School Population with Recommendations for Future Improvements from 1949

Evaluation of the School Plant of Arlington Heights High School of Fort Worth, Texas, as Related to Health and Safety Environment of the School Population with Recommendations for Future Improvements from 1949

Date: 1949
Creator: Ruggieri, Nick
Description: The writer of this thesis was assigned to teach in this community and as a result became interested in the rating of the school plant, and to realize further ambition, made the following study using as an instrument of measurement the evaluative criteria set up by the Cooperative Study of Secondary School Standards, Section K.
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Evaluation of the School Plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, on the Basis of Health and Safety Environment for the School Population with Recommendations for Future Development

Evaluation of the School Plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, on the Basis of Health and Safety Environment for the School Population with Recommendations for Future Development

Date: 1950
Creator: Bartlett, J. Harold
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a critical evaluation of the school plant of Union Grove High School in Upshur County, Texas, in regards to health and safety environment.
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An Evaluative Study of the Physical Education Program for College Women in the Punjab of West Pakistan with Recommendations for Future Development

An Evaluative Study of the Physical Education Program for College Women in the Punjab of West Pakistan with Recommendations for Future Development

Date: August 1964
Creator: Kraft, Dorothy C.
Description: The study was undertaken for the following purposes: 1. To make a study of the past and present Pakistan culture significant to physical education for college women in the Punjab. 2. To make a study of the present physical education program for women in colleges in the Punjab. 3. To evaluate the present women's physical education program for the college level in the Punjab of West Pakistan. 4. To make recommendations for future development of the physical education program for college women in the Punjab area of West Pakistan.
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An Evaluative Study to Determine the Present Status of the Administration of Public Recreation in Denton, Texas, with a Proposed Plan for Future Development

An Evaluative Study to Determine the Present Status of the Administration of Public Recreation in Denton, Texas, with a Proposed Plan for Future Development

Date: August 1950
Creator: Watson, Joe Allen
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent the public recreation of Denton under the present administrative setup is serving the needs of the citizenship of Denton. Various agencies affording recreation for their own members or sponsoring recreation activities affecting other inhabitants of Denton were surveyed to determine the present status of administration of public recreation in Denton. The results of the survey were compared with standards set up by the National Recreation Association for cities the size of Denton. From a comparison of the present status and the standards, an effort was made to formulate a basis of administration that would be sound and business-like, well co-ordinated, and consistent with good governmental practice.
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An Experiment in the Production of Archery Equipment in Physical Education Classes at North Texas State Teachers College to Determine the Motivation Possibilities and the Procedure Necessary in the Production of the Equipment

An Experiment in the Production of Archery Equipment in Physical Education Classes at North Texas State Teachers College to Determine the Motivation Possibilities and the Procedure Necessary in the Production of the Equipment

Date: 1940
Creator: Hendrick, Tommie W.
Description: The purpose of this study was to record the results of experiments made in the construction of archery equipment at North Texas State Teachers College in the school sessions from 1938 to 1940.
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The General Development of Safety Education with Special Reference to the Safety Program of the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

The General Development of Safety Education with Special Reference to the Safety Program of the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas

Date: August 1939
Creator: Jeanes, Artie Lee
Description: "The purpose of this thesis is to show the general development of safety education in the home, the school, and the community with special reference to the safety program in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas. In this study of the general development of safety education the writer has treated the problem in the following divisions: (1) History of the safety movement (2) Safety education (3) Public safety education (4) Safety program in Dallas (5) Home safety (6) School safety and (7) Safety program in the Dallas Public Schools. Special consideration was given to the safety program of the Public Schools of Dallas "-- leaf 1.
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The Growth and Development of the Park and Recreation Facilities and Program for the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946

The Growth and Development of the Park and Recreation Facilities and Program for the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946

Date: August 1946
Creator: Kelsay, Jolly Franklin
Description: This study was made to show the growth and development of the recreation movement; the acquisition of property, and improvements; costs; facilities; activities; and participation from the beginning of the movement in the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946.
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The Growth and Development of the Physical Education Program for Men in the Colleges and Universities of the United States of America

The Growth and Development of the Physical Education Program for Men in the Colleges and Universities of the United States of America

Date: August 1938
Creator: Tergerson, Charles J.
Description: The purpose of this study was to compile an account of the growth and development of physical education for men in the colleges and universities in the United States. The plan was to organize the historical literature and the material obtained from the investigation in such a way as to make it of value to the institutions of higher learning in the further development of their physical education programs.
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A Handbook of Instruction for Physical Training Instructors Based upon the Selected Program in Physical Training for the 308th College Training Detachment (Aircrew) at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College

A Handbook of Instruction for Physical Training Instructors Based upon the Selected Program in Physical Training for the 308th College Training Detachment (Aircrew) at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College

Date: 1945
Creator: Segrist, Herman B.
Description: The purpose in writing the handbook of instruction is two-fold: 1. To provide physical training instructors with essential and functional information concerning the aim, objectives, activities, and procedures for the administration and conduct of the selected physical training program of the 308th College Training Detachment at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. 2. To obtain uniformity in the conduct of the physical training program by various instructors.
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The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939

The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939

Date: 1940
Creator: Jacob, Violet Benito
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of the dental hygiene program of the elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, in creating interest, lending knowledge, and promoting habits of proper care of the teeth.
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