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A Plan for Improving the Physical-Education Program for Boys in the Port Neches Junior High School

A Plan for Improving the Physical-Education Program for Boys in the Port Neches Junior High School

Date: 1949
Creator: Mershon, Leonard W.
Description: 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.
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A Comparative Study of Class A and Class AA Football Coaches of Districts One through Sixteen of the University Interscholastic League

A Comparative Study of Class A and Class AA Football Coaches of Districts One through Sixteen of the University Interscholastic League

Date: 1949
Creator: Sheffield, William Polk
Description: 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.
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To Construct and Execute a Program of Selected Rhythmic Activities for the Elementary Grades of Frisco Public Schools, Frisco, Texas

To Construct and Execute a Program of Selected Rhythmic Activities for the Elementary Grades of Frisco Public Schools, Frisco, Texas

Date: 1949
Creator: Drain, Mildred G.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1949
Creator: Drain, Maxie, A.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1949
Creator: Dowdy, June
Description: 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.
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A Comparative Study of Recreation in State and Federal Mental Institutions in Texas

A Comparative Study of Recreation in State and Federal Mental Institutions in Texas

Date: 1948
Creator: Drennan, John Francis, Jr.
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Literature Pertaining to the Areas of Health Education, Physical Education, and Recreation that is Available to Students and Faculty Members in the Class B, A, and AA Senior High Schools of Texas

A Study of the Literature Pertaining to the Areas of Health Education, Physical Education, and Recreation that is Available to Students and Faculty Members in the Class B, A, and AA Senior High Schools of Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Smith, Anna
Description: The investigator made a study of the literature pertaining to the areas of health education, physical education and recreation that is available to students and to faculty members in the class B, A, and AA senior high school libraries of Texas during the school year 1949-1950.
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To Organize and Evaluate an Intramural Sports Program for Boys at Schreiner Institute

To Organize and Evaluate an Intramural Sports Program for Boys at Schreiner Institute

Date: 1949
Creator: Wheeler, R. H.
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Existing Practices in the Administration and Conduct of the Interscholastic Track and Field Program in Selected Class B High Schools in Texas during 1948-1949

A Study of the Existing Practices in the Administration and Conduct of the Interscholastic Track and Field Program in Selected Class B High Schools in Texas during 1948-1949

Date: 1950
Creator: Coquat, Joe A.
Description: The investigator undertook a critical study of existing practices in the administration and conduct of the interscholastic track and field program in selected Class B high schools in Texas during the school year of 1948-1949, with recommendations for future development.
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An Analytical Study of Characteristics of Sixth- and Seventh-Grade Boys who were Non-Participants in Playground Activities of the Trinity Heights Elementary School, Dallas, Texas, with Implications for the Modification of the Playground Program to Meet the Needs of Such Boys

An Analytical Study of Characteristics of Sixth- and Seventh-Grade Boys who were Non-Participants in Playground Activities of the Trinity Heights Elementary School, Dallas, Texas, with Implications for the Modification of the Playground Program to Meet the Needs of Such Boys

Date: 1950
Creator: Redden, Mary Jo
Description: The investigator undertook to make an analytical study of boys in the sixth and seventh grades in the Trinity Heights Elementary School of Dallas, Texas, who tend to be non-participants in playground activities and, on the basis of the study, to draw implications for the future guidance of such boys in group participation in such activities.
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A Comparative Study of the Stipulated, Assigned, and Acquired Duties of the Head and Assistant Football Coaches of the Class AA High Schools Within a Radius of 115 Miles of Grand Prairie, Texas

A Comparative Study of the Stipulated, Assigned, and Acquired Duties of the Head and Assistant Football Coaches of the Class AA High Schools Within a Radius of 115 Miles of Grand Prairie, Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Ashton, Vernon C.
Description: The purposes of this study are (1) to make a comparison of the stipulated, assigned, and acquired duties of the head football coaches of Class AA high schools within a radius of 115 miles of Grand Prairie, Texas; and (2) to make a comparison of the stipulated, assigned, and acquired duties of the assistant football coaches of Class AA high schools within a radius of 115 miles of Grand Prairie, Texas.
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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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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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An Analytical Study of the Physical Education Program for Junior and Senior High School Girls in Fort Worth, Texas with Recommendations for Future Cooperative Program Development in Physical Education in the Two School Levels

An Analytical Study of the Physical Education Program for Junior and Senior High School Girls in Fort Worth, Texas with Recommendations for Future Cooperative Program Development in Physical Education in the Two School Levels

Date: 1950
Creator: White, Mary Nell
Description: The purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between the girls' physical education programs in the junior and senior high schools in the Fort Worth Public Schools and to determine to what extent these programs insure the complete development of the girl, physically, mentally and socially in the two school levels.
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A Study of the Use of Motion Pictures and Film Strips in the Coaching of Athletics in a Selected Group of Texas High Schools

A Study of the Use of Motion Pictures and Film Strips in the Coaching of Athletics in a Selected Group of Texas High Schools

Date: 1951
Creator: Workman, Mayfield
Description: The purpose of this study was to make an investigation of the use of motion pictures and film strips in the coaching of athletics in a selected group of high schools in Texas. It was proposed, also, to formulate conclusions as to the practices utilized in connection with these visual aids in the coaching technique and to make recommendations for their use by coaches as outgrowths of the study.
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A Study of the Leisure Time Activities of the Boys of Big Spring High School During the School Year 1948-1949 and the Summer of 1949 with Recommendations for the Future Development of the High School Physical Education and the City Recreation Program

A Study of the Leisure Time Activities of the Boys of Big Spring High School During the School Year 1948-1949 and the Summer of 1949 with Recommendations for the Future Development of the High School Physical Education and the City Recreation Program

Date: 1950
Creator: Bonner, Ross Wayne
Description: The purposes of this study were: (1) to determine by grade groups how the boys of Big Spring High School spend their leisure time, (2) to gain information for use in broadening the instruction in physical education and recreation, (3) to have information for possible recommendations for the physical education department and city recreation program.
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A Study of the Organization and Administration of Private Summer Camps for Children in Kerr County, Texas, with Recommendations for Camp Management

A Study of the Organization and Administration of Private Summer Camps for Children in Kerr County, Texas, with Recommendations for Camp Management

Date: 1952
Creator: Carley, W. Ted
Description: The investigator undertook to make a study of the management of a selected number of private summer camps for children in Kerr County, Texas, because of the growing interest in camping and the need for an informed public regarding the possibilities of wholesome recreation for children in summer camps.
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A Study of Trends in the Conduct of Interscholastic League Baseball in Conference A High Schools in Texas

A Study of Trends in the Conduct of Interscholastic League Baseball in Conference A High Schools in Texas

Date: 1955
Creator: McPherson, James R.
Description: The investigator had the following purposes in undertaking the present study: 1. To determine administrative practices for the conduct of Interscholastic League baseball programs. 2. To determine common practices in coaching baseball in Conference A high schools in Texas. 3. To determine the organization of baseball practice periods.
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An Analytical Study of Conditioning Programs for Interscholastic Girls' Championship Basketball Teams

An Analytical Study of Conditioning Programs for Interscholastic Girls' Championship Basketball Teams

Date: August 1960
Creator: Atnip, Mary C.
Description: An analytical study was made concerning conditioning programs conducted by coaches of Conference AA and Conference AAA Texas senior high school girls' basketball teams which progressed to district championships in University Interscholastic League competition during the 1957-1958 season.
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A Survey of Health Programs in Texas High Schools of 50 to 500 Enrollment

A Survey of Health Programs in Texas High Schools of 50 to 500 Enrollment

Date: June 1959
Creator: Brown, Jimmy Dillon
Description: The purposes of this study are: (1) to provide a history of school health programs; (2) to secure from authorities in the field an idea of what constitutes a good school health program; (3) to examine present programs in Texas Public High Schools of 50 to 500 enrollment in order to determine the nature of activities being carried on; (4) to show how programs are organized, administered, and financed; and (5) to point out existing deficiencies and to offer recommendations for improving present programs based upon the most successful and outstanding patterns.
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A Comparison of the Physical Development, Motor Capacity, and Strength of Anglo-American and Spanish-American Boys in El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas

A Comparison of the Physical Development, Motor Capacity, and Strength of Anglo-American and Spanish-American Boys in El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas

Date: 1952
Creator: Yarbrough, Terrell
Description: The problem of the present investigation may be briefly stated as follows: To make a comparison of the physical development, motor capacities, and strength of the Spanish-American and Anglo-American boys of the El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas.
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An Analytical Study of the Instructional Procedures Utilized by the Coaching Staff at the Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, Texas, in the Teaching of the T-Wing Football Formation

An Analytical Study of the Instructional Procedures Utilized by the Coaching Staff at the Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, Texas, in the Teaching of the T-Wing Football Formation

Date: 1953
Creator: Pruett, Tom
Description: The purposes of this study may be stated as follows: 1. To analyze the instructional procedures utilized by the coaching staff in the development of the T-wing football formation at the Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie, Texas. 2. To gain a better understanding of the functions of the T-wing football formation as it is taught at the Grand Prairie High School. 3. To make recommendations and to propose further developments for the instructional procedures used in coaching the T-wing football formation at the Grand Prairie High School.
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Wall Volley Test Performance as a Function of Grip and Wrist Strength

Wall Volley Test Performance as a Function of Grip and Wrist Strength

Date: August 1968
Creator: Williams, Celia Maxine
Description: This study tested the hypothesis that grip and wrist strength affect performance on wall volley tests that were designed to test ability in tennis, badminton, and volleyball.
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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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