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A Mechanical Analysis of the Forward Pass

A Mechanical Analysis of the Forward Pass

Date: August 1970
Creator: Heydman, Allan W.
Description: 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.
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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 Growth and Development of the Physical Education Program for Men in the Colleges and Universities of the United States of America

Date: August 1938
Creator: Tergerson, Charles J.
Description: 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.
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The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

Date: August 1938
Creator: Woodall, Earle S.
Description: 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.
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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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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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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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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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The Effects of Three Physical Education Activites on Selected Physical Fitness Components

The Effects of Three Physical Education Activites on Selected Physical Fitness Components

Date: June 1970
Creator: Hampton, Gary Wade
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: August 1967
Creator: Bradford, Minnie M.
Description: 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.
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