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 Department: Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
A Comparative Survey of the Qualifications of Municipal Recreation Directors in the Southwest District and Standards Recommended by the National Recreation and Park Association

A Comparative Survey of the Qualifications of Municipal Recreation Directors in the Southwest District and Standards Recommended by the National Recreation and Park Association

Date: May 1968
Creator: Birkhead, Barry Michael
Description: This study investigated the background and experience of municipal recreation directors in the Southwest District of the United States and compared these qualifications with standards recommended by the National Recreation and Park Association.
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The Construction of a Handbook for Teachers of Aquatic Art

The Construction of a Handbook for Teachers of Aquatic Art

Date: August 1964
Creator: Vantrease, Sue Gay
Description: The following purposes were established for the study: 1. To determine the scope of the area known as aquatic art. 2. To determine the basic knowledge and understandings necessary for competent teaching in the area of aquatic art. 3. To present in the form of a handbook principles and procedures for organizing, administering, and conducting an aquatic art program.
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The Effect of the Vertical Peg Board on the Performance of Pull-Ups by Elementary-School Boys

The Effect of the Vertical Peg Board on the Performance of Pull-Ups by Elementary-School Boys

Date: January 1967
Creator: Fox, Gloria J.
Description: The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of the use of the vertical peg board on the performance of the pull-ups by boys in grades five and six in an elementary school in the North Texas area.
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Effects of Competitive Basketball Experiences of Girls in the Gainesville State Training School upon Selected Personal and Social Behavior Patterns

Effects of Competitive Basketball Experiences of Girls in the Gainesville State Training School upon Selected Personal and Social Behavior Patterns

Date: January 1969
Creator: Green, Marjorie L.
Description: This study compared the effects of competitive basketball experiences, no basketball experiences, and choral experiences of girls in the Gainesville State Training School upon selected personality factors, behavior, and social status.
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The Effects of Dynamic Weight Training upon Flexibility

The Effects of Dynamic Weight Training upon Flexibility

Date: August 1967
Creator: Embry, Rodney L.
Description: This study was to determine the effects of a six-week program of dynamic weight training upon flexibility.
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The Effects of Rotation Around Two Axes of the Body Upon Static Balance

The Effects of Rotation Around Two Axes of the Body Upon Static Balance

Date: August 1967
Creator: Gill, Sherry A.
Description: The problem of this study was to investigate the effect of the rotation around two axes of the body upon static balance as measured by the stork stand, the headstand, and the one foot balance.
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The Effects of Viewing Loopfilm on Tennis Skill and Form

The Effects of Viewing Loopfilm on Tennis Skill and Form

Date: June 1969
Creator: Camp, Barbara A.
Description: This study was an attempt to determine the effectiveness of loopfilms as a supplement to the demonstration-explanation method of teaching sports skills.
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Fatigue and Recuperation Curves under Varying Lengths of Intertrial Recovery Periods

Fatigue and Recuperation Curves under Varying Lengths of Intertrial Recovery Periods

Date: August 1968
Creator: Osborne, Jacquelyn
Description: The purposes of this study were to investigate the effect that strength level had upon fatigue and recuperation under the two conditions of five- and thirty-second interval duration periods. Another purpose was to compare the results of this study to similar studies using male subjects in order to determine if women's response patterns to tests of strength were similar to those of men.
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Massed and Distributed Practice in Beginning Gymnastics for College Women

Massed and Distributed Practice in Beginning Gymnastics for College Women

Date: August 1968
Creator: Dixon, Carolyn
Description: The study was undertaken to determine the effects of massed and distributed practice on the performance of beginning gymnastics skills, to secure data on these effects, and to evaluate these effects in acquiring the necessary components of motor fitness for basic gymnastics skills.
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Relationships of Balance Tests to Olympic Balance Beam Performance

Relationships of Balance Tests to Olympic Balance Beam Performance

Date: January 1969
Creator: Sanborn, Carla Rickert
Description: This study sought to identify a balance test or combination of tests that would efficiently predict Olympic Balance Beam performance. Of interest, too, was the effect previous experience might have on the performance of standardized and modified balance tests. In order to determine if height affected balance performance and would therefore be an element to consider in teaching methods and progressions, the Bass Stick Test and Sideward Leap Test were raised to a height of three feet and eleven inches.
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