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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 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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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 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/
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/
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/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70278/
A Personnel Study of Head Football Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70262/
The History of the Development of Dental Hygiene in the Elementay Public Schools Dallas, Texas, from 1925-1939
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70264/
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
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70263/
A Survey of the Growth and Development of National Safety to Determine the Educational Contributions of Industrial Institutions to the New Social Order
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70250/
A Personnel Study of the Men Physical Education Directors in a Selected Group of Independent White Senior High Schools in Texas
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70258/
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 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/
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 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/
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/
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 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/
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/
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/
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 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/
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 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/
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 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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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 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 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/
A Personnel Study of Men Physical Education Teachers in the Approved Junior High Schools of Texas
The problem undertaken in this study was to determine the teaching duties, the administrative duties, the academic and professional status, and the social and personal relationships of the men physical education teachers in the approved junior high schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75627/
A Handbook of Instruction for Physical Training Instructors Based upon the Selected Program in Physical Training for the 308th College Training Detachment (Aircrew) at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College
The purpose in writing the handbook of instruction is two-fold: 1. To provide physical training instructors with essential and functional information concerning the aim, objectives, activities, and procedures for the administration and conduct of the selected physical training program of the 308th College Training Detachment at Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. 2. To obtain uniformity in the conduct of the physical training program by various instructors. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75517/
A Study of the Dental Hygiene Program in the Wolflin Elementary School of Amarillo, Texas, to Determine the Needs for a Preventative Program in Dental Hygiene
The purpose of this study was to discover and record the present dental conditions of the pupils in the Wolflin Elementary School, Amarillo, Texas, and to use this as an informative basis for the establishment of a concentrated dental program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75606/
A Study of the Changes in Selected Social Traits Exhibited by the Campers in Sunshine Camp of Austin, Texas, in the Summer of 1944
The purpose of this study was to evaluate some of the achievements of the camp in furthering the social development of the campers as a means of directing future procedures used in the camp. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75395/
A Survey of the Required Physical Education Programs for Women in the Senior Colleges of Texas
The study is a survey of the required physical education programs in senior Texas colleges with physical education departments for women. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75268/
An Analysis of the Hobbies of Sixth Grade Girls of Twelve Elementary Schools of Dallas, Texas
The purpose of this study was to determine the number of girls enrolled in the sixth grade in twelve elementary schools of Dallas, Texas, who had hobbies; what types of hobbies had been selected; what factors had influenced their choice of hobbies; and the duration of the hobbies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75509/
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