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 Degree Discipline: Physical Education
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
A Comparison of Strength Gains from Two Weight Training Programs for Fifteen Weeks of Active Exercise

A Comparison of Strength Gains from Two Weight Training Programs for Fifteen Weeks of Active Exercise

Date: August 1973
Creator: Carson, Earl L.
Description: Two different weight training programs were compared to determine which was most effective in improving strength. The experiment was conducted with the bench press, leg press, and sitting press for a period of fifteen weeks.
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Relationship Between Heel Length in Ratio to Foot Length and Performance in the Vertical Jump

Relationship Between Heel Length in Ratio to Foot Length and Performance in the Vertical Jump

Date: May 1973
Creator: Grant, Roger H.
Description: Although the vertical jump has long been an accepted and valuable test of explosive strength and physical ability, the major factors affecting performance have not been isolated. This study was designed to investigate vertical-jump performance in relation to certain foot measurements. Two ratios comprised of heel/foot length and arch length/foot length were correlated to vertical-jump performance.
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Attitudes of Junior High School Female Athletes and Non-Athletes toward Physical Education

Attitudes of Junior High School Female Athletes and Non-Athletes toward Physical Education

Date: August 1972
Creator: Stricklin, Judith K.
Description: This investigation is concerned with the problem of determining whether or not a significant difference exists between attitudes of junior high school female athletes and non-athletes toward physical education.
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The Effect of an Eight-Week Training Program upon Leg Strength and Running Speed in Middle-School-Age Boys

The Effect of an Eight-Week Training Program upon Leg Strength and Running Speed in Middle-School-Age Boys

Date: August 1972
Creator: Leach, Edward L.
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of an eight-week weight training program upon leg strength and running speed of middle-school-age boys.
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The Personality Characteristics of High School Male Gymnasts

The Personality Characteristics of High School Male Gymnasts

Date: May 1972
Creator: Bennington, Gary L.
Description: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the personality characteristics of high school male gymnasts and the personality characteristics of high school football athletes and non-athletes. An attempt was made to answer three specific questions: I. Do personality differences exist between the gymnastic group and the non-athletic group? II. Do personality differences exist between the gymnastic group and the football group? III. Do personality differences exist between the football group and the non-athletic group?
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A Comparison of Attitudes of Parents of Sixth Grade Children Toward Elementary Physical Education and Elementary Athletic Competition

A Comparison of Attitudes of Parents of Sixth Grade Children Toward Elementary Physical Education and Elementary Athletic Competition

Date: August 1971
Creator: Cobb, Carolyn Kuehler
Description: This study was designed to determine and compare the attitudes toward elementary physical and elementary athletic competition of parents of sixth grade students enrolled in five elementary schools in Arlington, Texas, during the 1970-1971 school year.
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The Effect of Dietary Supplements of Protein and Wheat Germ Oil on Selected Physical Measurements of Junior High School Athletes

The Effect of Dietary Supplements of Protein and Wheat Germ Oil on Selected Physical Measurements of Junior High School Athletes

Date: August 1971
Creator: Fulton, E. Ed
Description: This study was undertaken to determine the effect of protein and wheat germ oil supplements upon selected measures of junior high school boys. The measures selected were for weight, arm strength, speed and endurance, and urinalyses for urea nitrogen. Thirty-six ninth grade athletes at Memorial Junior High School in Alice, Texas, were used as subjects. The subjects were placed in three groups of twelve each with one group receiving the supplements and the other two groups serving as control groups.
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The Effects of Three Methods of Practice on Improving the Performance of a Modified Free-Throw by Sixth Grade Girls

The Effects of Three Methods of Practice on Improving the Performance of a Modified Free-Throw by Sixth Grade Girls

Date: August 1971
Creator: Pruner, Sherry W.
Description: This investigation is concerned with the problem of determining the effects of three kinds of practice (mental-physical, distributive, and physical) on improving the performance of the Modified Free-Throw. In addition, this study investigates whether or not any one of the practice methods used was superior to the others.
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A Comparison of Two Methods of Prophylactic Hand Care for Junior High Girls Performing Uneven Bar Skills

A Comparison of Two Methods of Prophylactic Hand Care for Junior High Girls Performing Uneven Bar Skills

Date: December 1970
Creator: Cowan, Robert A.
Description: The performance of Uneven Parallel Bar skills by junior high girls is hindered by blister formation on the hands. The problem was to investigate certain measures relative to their value in blister prevention.
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The Measurement of Body Awareness of Seventh, Eighth, and Nineth-Grade Girls and a Comparison of this Awareness to their Ability to Perform Two Gross Motor Tasks

The Measurement of Body Awareness of Seventh, Eighth, and Nineth-Grade Girls and a Comparison of this Awareness to their Ability to Perform Two Gross Motor Tasks

Date: August 1970
Creator: Leaverton, Sandra Lee
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between body awareness and the ability of junior high school girls to perform gross motor tasks, like hitting and kicking.
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