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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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A Comparison of Strength Gains from Two Weight Training Programs for Fifteen Weeks of Active Exercise

A Comparison of Strength Gains from Two Weight Training Programs for Fifteen Weeks of Active Exercise

Date: August 1973
Creator: Carson, Earl L.
Description: 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.
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A Comparison of Two Methods of Prophylactic Hand Care for Junior High Girls Performing Uneven Bar Skills

A Comparison of Two Methods of Prophylactic Hand Care for Junior High Girls Performing Uneven Bar Skills

Date: December 1970
Creator: Cowan, Robert A.
Description: 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.
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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 Effects of Three Methods of Practice on Improving the Performance of a Modified Free-Throw by Sixth Grade Girls

The Effects of Three Methods of Practice on Improving the Performance of a Modified Free-Throw by Sixth Grade Girls

Date: August 1971
Creator: Pruner, Sherry W.
Description: 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.
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The Effect of Three Conditions of Practice on the Performance of the Football Center Snap by College Students

The Effect of Three Conditions of Practice on the Performance of the Football Center Snap by College Students

Date: May 1969
Creator: Levy, William C.
Description: 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.
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Effects of Varied Intervals of Rest between Warm-Up and Performance on 440-Yard Dash Times

Effects of Varied Intervals of Rest between Warm-Up and Performance on 440-Yard Dash Times

Date: August 1967
Creator: Hutterly, William U.
Description: 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.
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The Status of Coaches of Boys' Interscholastic Basketball in Class A Senior High Schools in Texas

The Status of Coaches of Boys' Interscholastic Basketball in Class A Senior High Schools in Texas

Date: August 1964
Creator: Bettes, Lawrence Edgare
Description: This was a study of the status of coaches of boys' interscholastic basketball in class A senior high schools in Texas.
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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

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

Date: 1940
Creator: Welch, Elizabeth
Description: 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.
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A Personnel Study of Head Football Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas

A Personnel Study of Head Football Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Gregory, Lyman
Description: 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.
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The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939

The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939

Date: 1940
Creator: Jacob, Violet Benito
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1940
Creator: Hendrick, Tommie W.
Description: 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.
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A Survey of the Growth and Development of National Safety to Determine the Educational Contributions of Industrial Institutions to the New Social Order

A Survey of the Growth and Development of National Safety to Determine the Educational Contributions of Industrial Institutions to the New Social Order

Date: 1939
Creator: Venable, Mae
Description: The purpose of this thesis is to make a survey of the growth and development of safety. Safety-consciousness in the individual may be developed by determining the educational contributions that have been made in the field of safety by industrial and social organizations.
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A Personnel Study of the Men Physical Education Directors in a Selected Group of Independent White Senior High Schools in Texas

A Personnel Study of the Men Physical Education Directors in a Selected Group of Independent White Senior High Schools in Texas

Date: 1940
Creator: Fenn, William Marvin
Description: 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.
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The Status of Coaches of Boys' Interscholastic Basketball in Class AA High Schools of Texas

The Status of Coaches of Boys' Interscholastic Basketball in Class AA High Schools of Texas

Date: August 1961
Creator: Maroney, Robert Eugene
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Relationship between the Running Broad Jump and the Standing Broad Jump and of the Validity of the Three Trial Method

A Study of the Relationship between the Running Broad Jump and the Standing Broad Jump and of the Validity of the Three Trial Method

Date: August 1965
Creator: Sneed, Clara Janis
Description: 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.
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The Use of Audio-Visual Aids in the Conduct of Interscholastic Athletics for Boys in AA High Schools of Texas

The Use of Audio-Visual Aids in the Conduct of Interscholastic Athletics for Boys in AA High Schools of Texas

Date: August 1965
Creator: Slaughter, Daniel, C.
Description: 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.
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A Determination of the Number of Trials for a Valid Measure of Two Selected Skills

A Determination of the Number of Trials for a Valid Measure of Two Selected Skills

Date: August 1965
Creator: Fergason, Wanda D.
Description: 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.
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An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program of Arlington State College with Recommendations for Future Development

An Evaluation of the Physical Education Program of Arlington State College with Recommendations for Future Development

Date: August 1954
Creator: Bearden, Burley
Description: 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.
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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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