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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 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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163798/
The Effect of an Eight-Week Training Program upon Leg Strength and Running Speed in Middle-School-Age Boys
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164009/
Relationship Between Heel Length in Ratio to Foot Length and Performance in the Vertical Jump
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164042/
The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163799/
A Mechanical Analysis of the Forward Pass
This study was to mechanically analyze the short forward pass and the long forward pass as used in football by a right-handed passer. The study will determine the basic mechanical movements utilized in executing each pass and present a comparative analysis of the two types of forward passes and illustrate the fundamental differences. It also will present a mechanical description of the forward pass that my be used by a quarterback for the purpose of improving his passing ability or by a coach as a teaching resource. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163969/
A Comparative Study of the Administration and Conduct of an Equitation Program in Private Summer Camps of Texas and of Northern and Northeastern States
Because of the lack in the research field, the investigator undertook a comparative study of the administration and conduct of an equitation program in girls' private summer camps of northern and northeastern states and of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130214/
The Status of Coaches of Boys' Interscholastic Basketball in Class AA High Schools of Texas
The purposes of the study were as follows: 1. To determine personal aspects of the basketball coach of Class AA high schools of Texas. 2. To determine professional preparation and experience of coaches involved in the study. 3. To determine professional load of basketball coaches included in the study. 4. To determine economic status of basketball coaches of Class AA high schools of Texas. 5. To determine information concerning the status of basketball coaches within the school system. 6. To determine information concerning the community status of coaches of the study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130474/
A Determination of the Number of Trials for a Valid Measure of Two Selected Skills
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130614/
Effects of Varied Intervals of Rest between Warm-Up and Performance on 440-Yard Dash Times
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130852/
An Evaluative Study of the Physical Education Program for College Women in the Punjab of West Pakistan with Recommendations for Future Development
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130540/
A Study of the Relationship between the Running Broad Jump and the Standing Broad Jump and of the Validity of the Three Trial Method
The investigation proposes a comparative study to determine whether or not there is a relationship between the running broad jump and the standing broad jump based upon the results of the performances of two hundred and seventy girls enrolled in Jefferson Junior High School, Abilene, Texas, and to determine whether or not one of the three allowed performances consistently results in the greatest distance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130642/
A Comparison of Two Methods of Prophylactic Hand Care for Junior High Girls Performing Uneven Bar Skills
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131320/
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 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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131290/
The Effect of Three Conditions of Practice on the Performance of the Football Center Snap by College Students
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131102/
A Study of the Relationship of Three Surfaces on the Performances of High School Girls in the Shuttle Run
This study was concerned with the differences of three surfaces (dirt, asphalt, or wood) on the performance of girls in the shuttle run. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130712/
The Effects of Three Physical Education Activites on Selected Physical Fitness Components
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131246/
Wall Volley Test Performance as a Function of Grip and Wrist Strength
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131040/
A Comparison of Attitudes of Parents of Sixth Grade Children Toward Elementary Physical Education and Elementary Athletic Competition
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131401/
Attitudes of Junior High School Female Athletes and Non-Athletes toward Physical Education
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131562/
A Comparison of Strength Gains from Two Weight Training Programs for Fifteen Weeks of Active Exercise
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131633/
The Personality Characteristics of High School Male Gymnasts
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? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131503/
The Effects of Three Methods of Practice on Improving the Performance of a Modified Free-Throw by Sixth Grade Girls
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131444/
The Effect of Dietary Supplements of Protein and Wheat Germ Oil on Selected Physical Measurements of Junior High School Athletes
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131412/
A Critical Study of Financial Status, Enrollment and Team Records of the Teams from Ten Class "A" Football Districts in Texas from 1946 though 1948
The investigator made a critical study to determine the relationship of the success of football teams from ten class "A" football districts of the University Interscholastic League with the financial status and enrollment from 1946 through 1948. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130239/
An Analytical Study of the Administration of Athletic Trips for Boys in Selected Texas Public High Schools
This is an analytical study of the administration of trips for athletic competition for boys in selected Texas public high schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130797/
The Use of Audio-Visual Aids in the Conduct of Interscholastic Athletics for Boys in AA High Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study was to make an investigation of the use of audio-visual aids in the conduct of interscholastic athletics for boys in AA High Schools in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130639/
A Study of the Effects of Three Programs upon the Development of the Volley and the Serve as Used in the Sport of Volleyball
The problem of this study was to investigate through experimentation whether or not there would be any significant improvement of one hundred and fifty girls enrolled in the seventh and eighth grades of Azle Junior High School of Azle, TX, in their performance of the volleyball volley and serve upon the completion of prescribed programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130707/
An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program of Arlington State College with Recommendations for Future Development
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130411/
A Study of the Effect of a Creative Dance Program on the Physical Fitness Level of Mentally Retarded Subjects at Denton State School Denton,Texas
The study was undertaken for the following purposes: 1. To determine the present level of physical fitness of a group of mentally retarded girls at Denton State School. 2. To determine the effect of a creative dance program, devised by the author, on the physical fitness level of a group of mentally retarded girls at Denton State School. 3. To determine the feasibility of the inclusion of creative dance in an overall physical education program for mentally retarded girls. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130823/
The Effects of a Unit in Selected Gymnastic and Tumbling Activities upon the Arm and Shoulder Strength of Eleventh-grade Girls
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131029/
A Study of the Administrative and Curriculum Procedures Used for the Development of Men Physical Education Major in State Supported Colleges and Universities in Thirteen Selected States in the Southeast Portion of the United States of America
This study was undertaken for the following purposes: 1. To determine whether or not the department attempts to find or evaluate the students' level of proficiency in physical activities, and, if so, what method is used. 2. To learn methods employed by the institutions of the study to determine the skills which should be required of men physical education majors. 3. To determine provisions made in the curriculum for the major student to acquire these skills. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc131127/
The Status of Coaches of Boys' Interscholastic Basketball in Class A Senior High Schools in Texas
This was a study of the status of coaches of boys' interscholastic basketball in class A senior high schools in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130523/
Methods Used to Classify Men Students Enrolled in the Physical Education Required Program at Selected Colleges and Universities in Texas
The purpose of this study is 1. to determine methods currently used by institutions surveyed by the study to classify men students enrolled in physical education required programs; 2. To evaluate methods in use by institutions surveyed by the study to classify men students enrolled in physical education required programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108040/
A Survey of Health Programs in Texas High Schools of 50 to 500 Enrollment
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108044/
An Analytical Study of Basketball Goal Shooting in Fifteen Girls' Commercial Basketball Games of the Major City and Industrial Leagues of Fort Worth, Texas, during the Season of 1951-1952
The investigator became interested in the status of basketball goal shooting in modern girls' basketball as compared to that of boys' goal shooting. Types of shots, their frequency and accuracy, and the zones on the court from which they were taken, were all considered as components of the status of basketball goal shooting. It was on the basis of this interest that the present study was undertaken. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107968/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107820/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107855/
An Analytical Study of Conditioning Programs for Interscholastic Girls' Championship Basketball Teams
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc108087/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96912/
A Study of the Organization and Administration of Private Summer Camps for Children in Kerr County, Texas, with Recommendations for Camp Management
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97066/
A Study of Trends in the Conduct of Interscholastic League Baseball in Conference A High Schools in Texas
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97076/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96891/
A Study of the Use of Motion Pictures and Film Strips in the Coaching of Athletics in a Selected Group of Texas High Schools
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97087/
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/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96875/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96883/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83771/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83756/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83685/
An Analysis of the Boys' Physical Education Programs in the Approved Junior High Schools of Texas and a Comparison of the Findings with the Standards Recommended by the Texas State Department of Education in Bulletin 444
The investigator established the following purposes for the study: 1. To analyze the program of activities for boys' physical education in the approved junior high schools of Texas. 2. To make a survey of the equipment and facilities provided cor the boys' physical education programs. 3. To determine the status of the teaching personnel for the boys' physical education programs in regard to qualifications, professional preparation, duties, and experience. 4. To compare the findings of the study with the standards recommended in Bulletin 444. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83699/
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