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  Partner: UNT Libraries
 Decade: 1940-1949
 Degree Discipline: Physical Education
An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas
The purpose of this study was to determine the number of girls enrolled in the sixth grade in twelve elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, who had hobbies; what types of hobbies had been selected; what factors had influenced their choice of hobbies; and the duration of the hobbies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75509/
An Analytical Study of the Practices in the Administration and Conduct of Women's Fencing Programs in Colleges in Texas with the Development of a Manual on Fencing for College Women
The purpose of this study was to determine the number of colleges within the State of Texas which offer fencing in their Women's Physical Education Programs. An attempt was made, by mailing questionnaires to sixty-two colleges in the State, to discover the number of colleges which offer fencing, and the present practices in the teaching of fencing. Since most publications on fencing are written by the "professionals and the fencing masters," an effort has also been made to develop a fencing manual to be used by the individuals who have had the fundamentals of fencing, and as a guide to the beginning fencers in order to equip them with the necessary material for teaching and learning fencing. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83492/
An Analytical Study of the Training and Conditioning Programs for Football in Selected Colleges and Universities of Texas
The purpose of this study was to determine what practices and policies were being used in the training and conditioning programs for football, the similarities and differences of the training and conditioning programs for football, and to recommend a training and conditioning program for football in colleges based upon the present practices of colleges and universities of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83601/
A Comparative Study of Class A and Class AA Football Coaches of Districts One through Sixteen of the University Interscholastic League
The purpose of this study is to present comparative analyses relating to personal and professional differences and similarities among football coaches in Class A and Class AA high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83496/
A Comparative Study of Recreation in State and Federal Mental Institutions in Texas
The purpose of this study is to make a comparative survey of recreational programs in both federal and state mental institutions in Texas. The objective, in general, is to determine which of the two types of mental institutions makes available to patients the most well-rounded program of recreation, and to determine wherein recreational facilities and opportunities in both types of institutions may be improved. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83395/
A Comparative Study of the Boys' Physical Education Programs in the Senior High Schools of Rusk County, Texas, and an Evaluation of These Programs on the Basis of Standards Set Up by Bulletin No. 444 of theTexas State Department of Education
The underlying purpose of this study is to determine to what extent the senior high schools of Rusk County, Texas, are meeting state standards as outlined in the Texas State Department of Education Bulletin no. 444, and consequently to point out shortcomings in the program of physical education for boys in these schools in the light of actual conditions compared with recommended standards. Then, of course, recommendations will be made for the improvement of the phys' physical education program in the senior high schools of Rusk County, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83466/
A Comparative Study of the Relation of Food, Rest, and Recreation to the Height and Weight of the Children in the Fifth Grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas
This thesis is a record of the results of a study made to obtain information about the relation of food, rest, and recreation to the height and the weight of the children in the fifth grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas. The purpose of the work was three-fold: (1) to gain a better understanding of the nutritive value of foods and thereby put this understanding into practice; (2) to recognize the three essentials of good health: namely, diet, rest, knowledge of health rules; (3) and to create a desire to practice them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75610/
A Critical Study of the Auditorium Activities of the White Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas, to Determine the Educational Value of such Procedures in a Platoon System of Public Schools
The purpose of this survey was to make a critical study of (a) educational philosophies, (b) the place of auditorium activities, (c) the purpose of auditorium activities, and (d) the value of auditorium activities in the whole scheme of educational procedures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70278/
A Critical Study of the Programs of Boys' Clubs Sponsored by Organizations in McKinney, Denton, and Dallas, Texas to Determine their Significance in an Over All Guidance Program
The eightfold purpose of this study was: 1. to evaluate the programs of boys' clubs sponsored by organizations in McKinney, Denton, and Dallas, Texas; 2. to obtain and study the aims and objectives of the programs of each club; 3. to obtain and study the aims and objectives of the active membership of the clubs; 4. to evaluate the programs in the light of an over-all guidance program; 5. to determine the different activities and their significance of mental, physical, emotional, economical, social, and moral phases of life; 6. to determine the social and economic status of the membership of the clubs; 7. to discover in which clubs there is a definite need for future professional preparation of adult leaders; 8. to discover the carry-over value of adolescent training through clubs into adult life. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83542/
A Critical Study of the Qualifications and Duties of Counselors at a Selected Number of Girls' Private Summer Camps in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado
The problem of this study was to make a critical evaluation of the qualifications and duties of counselors in girls' selected private summer camps in Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado for the following purposes: 1. To determine the duties and qualifications of camp counselors; 2. To determine criteria for qualifications and duties of camp counselors; 3. To determine the opinions of camp directors regarding the duties and qualifications of counselors; 4. To determine the extent to which counselors available for these areas meet the qualifications outlined by camp directors; 5. To determine the needs of the camps for counselors from the viewpoint of the directors of camps; 6. To determine the duties and needs indicated by the directors as far as training is concerned; 7. To determine recommendations for pre-service training in physical education departments for future counselors. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83541/
The Developing of a Recreation Program for the Conroe Independent School District of Conroe, Texas
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75696/
The Development of an Intramural Program for Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Boys in the Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas
The purpose of this study is to develop plans for an intramural program for boys in the Paschal High School, Fort Worth, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75462/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53697/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96866/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70263/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75517/
The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70264/
Methods and Procedures Employed in the Operation of the Centralized System of Athletics in the White Senior High Schools of Dallas, Texas, 1931-1940
The purpose of this study was to record and interpret the methods and procedures employed in the operation of the centralized system of the athletic program in the white senior high schools of Dallas, Texas, for the years 1931 through 1940. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75353/
A Personnel Study of Head Football Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study is three-fold; first, to make a census of the 1939-40 head football coaches in the AA high schools of Texas; second, to present facts that might be useful in the vocational and educational guidance of young men who contemplate a coaching career; and third, to preserve brief histories of the head coaches who aided in the formulation and execution of the AA high school football program in Texas during 1939-40. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70262/
A Personnel Study of Members of Undefeated Basketball Teams of John Tarleton Agricultural College from 1934 Through 1938
The investigator undertook to make a personnel study of the members of undefeated basketball teams of John Tarleton Agricultural College through a period of years extending from 1934 through 1938. The purpose of the study is to make an investigation of the scholastic activities, athletic activities, and the extra-curricular activities of these athletes through the period designated. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53435/
A Personnel Study of Men Physical Education Teachers in the Approved Junior High Schools of Texas
The problem undertaken in this study was to determine the teaching duties, the administrative duties, the academic and professional status, and the social and personal relationships of the men physical education teachers in the approved junior high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75627/
A Personnel Study of the Men Physical Education Directors in a Selected Group of Independent White Senior High Schools in Texas
The purpose of this study was to accumulate and interpret information relative to the duties, the responsibilities, the professional status, the academic status, and the social and personal relationships of the men high school physical education directors in a selected group of schools and to make certain recommendations to young men who might contemplate careers in this particular field. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70258/
A Personnel Study of the Physical Therapists Registered with the American Physical Therapy Association in a Selected Number of Southwest States
The purposes of this study are, first, to obtain data on social and personal relationships of the physical therapists with possible significance for guidance for students contemplating a career in the field of physical therapy; second, to determine the professional qualifications to enter the field of physical therapy; third, to determine the areas in which a definite need for advanced training is felt by the professional people in the field of physical therapy; and fourth, to determine the occupational opportunities offered in the field of physical therapy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83568/
Physical Education as an Element in the Personal and Social Readjustment of the Problem Child in Gladewater, Texas
This study of the readjustment of problem children was undertaken as an integral part of the physical education program of the city schools of Gladewater, Texas, to determine if physical education in itself is, or can become, a positive factor in reshaping the lives of such children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75444/
A Plan for Improving the Physical-Education Program for Boys in the Port Neches Junior High School
The purpose of this study is to formulate recommendations for the improvement of the program in health and physical education for boys in the Port Neches, Texas, Junior High School. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83592/
A Study of Recommended Procedures for the Care and Maintenance of Football Equipment and the Development of a Handbook of Instructions
The problem of this study was to determine the best methods in relation to caring for materials that compose football equipment by studying the recommendations suggested by those who manufacture the materials; and also to report the results on information received as to how to care for and maintain the materials commonly found in football equipment. Further, the problem was to write a handbook of instructions for the care and maintenance of football equipment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83536/
A Study of the Changes in Selected Social Traits Exhibited by the Campers in Sunshine Camp of Austin, Texas, in the Summer of 1944
The purpose of this study was to evaluate some of the achievements of the camp in furthering the social development of the campers as a means of directing future procedures used in the camp. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75395/
A Study of the Dental Hygiene Program in the Wolflin Elementary School of Amarillo, Texas, to Determine the Needs for a Preventative Program in Dental Hygiene
The purpose of this study was to discover and record the present dental conditions of the pupils in the Wolflin Elementary School, Amarillo, Texas, and to use this as an informative basis for the establishment of a concentrated dental program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75606/
A Study of the Most Prevalent Postural Deviations of Two Hundred Fourteen Children of 1946-47 and 1947-48 at Pershing Elementary School, Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Determine the Needs and Progress Made after the Application of the Corrective Program
The special problem which the writer chose was the study of the most prevalent postural defects of two hundred fourteen school children at Pershing Elementary School, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and to prepare and to administer a program of corrective exercises, and further to determine the progress made by the children after the application of the corrective program for the school years 1946-47 through 1947-48. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83467/
A Study to Develop a Manual for the Teaching of Speedball to Boys of the Secondary School as a Physical Education and Recreation Activity
The purpose of the study was to make available to physical education instructors and recreation leaders an instruction book that will serve as a guide in the following areas: 1. In the organization and conduct of the game of speedball for boys in secondary school in physical education classes or recreation groups; 2. In the teaching of speedball as a physical education or recreation activity for boys on the secondary school level. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83427/
A Survey of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Senior High Schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association
The purpose of this study was to make a survey of the programs of health and physical education for girls in the senior high schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association. The writer sought to determine the status of health and physical education for girls in this district as compared to the program outlined in the "Tentative Course of Study for Health, Physical Education, and Safety," published by the State Department of Education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75611/
A Survey of the Required Physical Education Programs for Women in the Senior Colleges of Texas
The study is a survey of the required physical education programs in senior Texas colleges with physical education departments for women. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75268/
To Construct and Execute a Program of Selected Rhythmic Activities for the Elementary Grades of Frisco Public Schools, Frisco, Texas
The purposes of the study were: 1. to prepare and execute a course of study in rhythms for the elementary grades of the Frisco Public Schools; 2. to study the needs and interests of the student of the elementary grades of the Frisco Public Schools using the principles of physiology, biology, sociology, psychology, and education as a base for the study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83543/
To Determine the Background of Delinquent and Non-Delinquent High School Boys of Beaumont, Texas, to Discover their Choices of Recreational Activities and to Propose an Expansion of the City Recreation Program Based on these Choices
The purpose of this problem was: (1) to study the background of the high school boys of Beaumont, Texas, both those who come under the classification of juvenile delinquents and others that do not fall under this classification; (2) to find how the boys are using their leisure time; (3) what they would enjoy doing if the opportunity was afforded them; (4) to propose recommendations for an expanded recreation program of the City of Beaumont, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83436/
To Organize and Evaluate an Intramural Sports Program for Boys at Schreiner Institute
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the intramural sports program at Schreiner Institute, Kerrville, Texas, for the school year, 1947-48, to determine its adequacy in meeting the aims and objectives of a reorganized program of intramural sports set up in the school at the beginning of the year, 1947-48. Attention was directed to the special need for the program, to its aims and objectives, to its plan of procedure, and to the outcomes at the end of the year. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83472/
A Volley Ball Manual for Coaches and Players
The purpose of this study is to prepare a manual that will aid in the coaching and playing of volley ball in interscholastic, intramural, and amateur competition. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75534/