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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 Evaluation of the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home
"The purpose of this study was to evaluate the program of physical education, health, and recreation of the Waco State School from 1933 to 1940...In view of these definite results, the conclusion is made that the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home has been successful in the following respects: 1. It has developed normal, happy children who have a chance to become useful, self-supporting children. 2. The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Program of the Home has met and exceeded in many respects the educational standards for such activities. 3. The Waco State Home has performed a great educational service in remolding warped, underprivileged children."--leaf 2. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699438/
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/
An Evaluation of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Junior High Schools of Class AA Type of District One of the University of Texas Interscholastic League
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the programs of health and physical education for girls in the junior high schools of the Class AA type of District One of the University of Texas Interscholastic League. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53697/
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/
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/
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 Evaluative Study to Determine the Present Status of the Administration of Public Recreation in Denton, Texas, with a Proposed Plan for Future Development
The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent the public recreation of Denton under the present administrative setup is serving the needs of the citizenship of Denton. Various agencies affording recreation for their own members or sponsoring recreation activities affecting other inhabitants of Denton were surveyed to determine the present status of administration of public recreation in Denton. The results of the survey were compared with standards set up by the National Recreation Association for cities the size of Denton. From a comparison of the present status and the standards, an effort was made to formulate a basis of administration that would be sound and business-like, well co-ordinated, and consistent with good governmental practice. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663722/
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/
The General Development of Safety Education with Special Reference to the Safety Program of the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas
"The purpose of this thesis is to show the general development of safety education in the home, the school, and the community with special reference to the safety program in the Public Schools of Dallas, Texas. In this study of the general development of safety education the writer has treated the problem in the following divisions: (1) History of the safety movement (2) Safety education (3) Public safety education (4) Safety program in Dallas (5) Home safety (6) School safety and (7) Safety program in the Dallas Public Schools. Special consideration was given to the safety program of the Public Schools of Dallas "-- leaf 1. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699405/
The Growth and Development of the Park and Recreation Facilities and Program for the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946
This study was made to show the growth and development of the recreation movement; the acquisition of property, and improvements; costs; facilities; activities; and participation from the beginning of the movement in the City of Dallas, Texas from 1876 to 1946. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663177/
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/
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/
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/
A History of the North Texas State Teachers College Demonstration School
Covers the development of training schools, the history of the North Texas State Teachers College demonstration school, facilities and personnel, curriculum, and a comparison with other studies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699725/
Methods and Procedures Employed in the Operation of the Centralized System of Athletics in the White Senior High Schools of Dallas, Texas, 1931-1940
The purpose of this study was to record and interpret the methods and procedures employed in the operation of the centralized system of the athletic program in the white senior high schools of Dallas, Texas, for the years 1931 through 1940. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75353/
Methods and Procedures in Determining a Recreation Program for the City of Denton, Texas
The purpose of this study was to determine to what extent the existing Recreation Program of Denton, Texas provides for the leisure time needs of the citizens of Denton. After the existing program was surveyed, the results were compared with the standards set up by the National Recreation Association for a city the size of Denton. From a comparison of the present program and the standards, an effort was made to formulate a program that would meet the leisure time needs of the citizenship of Denton. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699537/
The Operation of the T Formation in Football at North Texas State College
The author undertook to present the system of football used by North Texas from 1940 through 1950, the T formation, which he has used since 1941. The purpose of the study was to present the T formation as we use it, in the system of football we endeavor to coach. A further purpose was to organize the data in such a way that they would be available for use by the Physical Education Department of North Texas State College, and perhaps be helpful to men working in the field of football coaching. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699378/
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/
A Personnel Study of Members of Undefeated Basketball Teams of John Tarleton Agricultural College from 1934 Through 1938
The investigator undertook to make a personnel study of the members of undefeated basketball teams of John Tarleton Agricultural College through a period of years extending from 1934 through 1938. The purpose of the study is to make an investigation of the scholastic activities, athletic activities, and the extra-curricular activities of these athletes through the period designated. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc53435/
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/
Personnel Study of North Texas State Teachers College Lettermen from 1936 to 1946 as to Military and Scholastic Attainments During World War II
The purposes of this study are (1) to determine military and scholastic achievements made by North Texas State Teachers College lettermen during World War II; (2) to make tabulations of these achievements; and (3) to provide references and data on these athletes during World War II. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699685/
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/
A Personnel Study of the Physical Therapists Registered with the American Physical Therapy Association in a Selected Number of Southwest States
The purposes of this study are, first, to obtain data on social and personal relationships of the physical therapists with possible significance for guidance for students contemplating a career in the field of physical therapy; second, to determine the professional qualifications to enter the field of physical therapy; third, to determine the areas in which a definite need for advanced training is felt by the professional people in the field of physical therapy; and fourth, to determine the occupational opportunities offered in the field of physical therapy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83568/
A Personnel Study of Track Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas
The purpose of this study was first, to make a census of the 1946-1947 track coaches in the AA high schools of Texas; and second, to present facts that may be helpful to future track coaches. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75639/
Physical Education as an Element in the Personal and Social Readjustment of the Problem Child in Gladewater, Texas
This study of the readjustment of problem children was undertaken as an integral part of the physical education program of the city schools of Gladewater, Texas, to determine if physical education in itself is, or can become, a positive factor in reshaping the lives of such children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75444/
A Plan for Improving the Physical-Education Program for Boys in the Port Neches Junior High School
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83592/
Recreational Therapy for Mentally and Emotionally Maladjusted Personalities
This study of recreational therapy was made in order to determine the use of physical education as a therapeutic for the mentally maladjusted student. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29884/
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/
Social and Emotional Influences of Home Life on Children in School
The problem of this investigation is three-fold in its objectives: (1) to discover what authorities in the field of education believe about personality in relation to home and school influences, (2) to determine the personality characteristics and the home status of a group of third-grade children in the Stonewall Jackson School of Denton, Texas, and (3) to make analyses and comparisons in an effort to determine whether any perceptible relationships exist between home status and the degree of self and social adjustment possessed by the pupils. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75498/
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/
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/
The Status of Head Baseball Coaches in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in Regard to the Professional Preparation Standards for Coaches as Set Forth By the American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
The study conducted consisted of an interview with forty-eight varsity baseball coaches of the University Interscholastic League high schools within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Overall the coaches were found to be a highly qualified group of physical educators. Findings of the study included data on the playing experience, coaching experience, and educational backgrounds of the coaches. Physical education/ coaching areas investigated included: 1) medical-legal, 2) sociological and psychological, 3) kinesiological, 4) physiological, and 5) theory and techniques of coaching. Recommendations included continued professional involvement of coaches, further studies on professional preparation, a course in legal liability, and implementation of a "coaching endorsement". digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663524/
A Study of Coaching Techniques Employed by Coaches of the Interscholastic League Boys' Championship Class B Basketball Teams of Texas
This was a study of coaching techniques employed by coaches of boys' basketball teams placing first and second in Class B bi-district tournaments of the University Interscholastic League of Texas for the season 1966-67. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699444/
A Study of Recommended Procedures for the Care and Maintenance of Football Equipment and the Development of a Handbook of Instructions
The problem of this study was to determine the best methods in relation to caring for materials that compose football equipment by studying the recommendations suggested by those who manufacture the materials; and also to report the results on information received as to how to care for and maintain the materials commonly found in football equipment. Further, the problem was to write a handbook of instructions for the care and maintenance of football equipment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83536/
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/
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 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 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 Study of the Effects of Classroom Instruction in the Areas of Folk Dance, Modern Dance, and Tap Dance Upon the Development of Rhythmic Ability of College Women
The following purposes were proposed for the development of this study: A. To determine whether or not rhythmic ability as measured by the Harvey Rhythm Test is developed through participation in a folk dance class. B. To determine whether or not rhythmic ability as measured by the Harvey Rhythm Test is developed through participation in a modern dance class. C. To determine whether or not rhythmic ability as measured by the Harvey Rhythm Test is developed through participation in a tap dance class. D. To compare results of the Harvey Rhythm Test at the completion of the experimental period and to indicate any differences in development of rhythmic ability in the organized classes of folk dance, modern dance, and tap dance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663387/
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 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/
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 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/
A Study of the Most Prevalent Postural Deviations of Two Hundred Fourteen Children of 1946-47 and 1947-48 at Pershing Elementary School, Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Determine the Needs and Progress Made after the Application of the Corrective Program
The special problem which the writer chose was the study of the most prevalent postural defects of two hundred fourteen school children at Pershing Elementary School, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and to prepare and to administer a program of corrective exercises, and further to determine the progress made by the children after the application of the corrective program for the school years 1946-47 through 1947-48. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83467/
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 the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas
"It is the purpose of this investigation to discover and report how the women of Dallas, Texas, spend their time when not engaged in their daily occupation. ... it attempts to disclose the trend of interest of various groups according to age, salary, and occupation; the influence of previous training; the reasons for non-participation in the activities in which they desire to take part. It is a further purpose to formulate various plans which are to evaluate academically or non-academically the activities that should be included in the program for the modern girl in the secondary school."-- leaf 1. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699689/
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 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/
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/