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A Personnel Study of the Physical Therapists Registered with the American Physical Therapy Association in a Selected Number of Southwest States

A Personnel Study of the Physical Therapists Registered with the American Physical Therapy Association in a Selected Number of Southwest States

Date: 1949
Creator: Holler, Joe Harold
Description: 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.
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A Personnel Study of Track Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas

A Personnel Study of Track Coaches in the AA High Schools of Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Scoggin, Pernal A.
Description: 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.
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Physical Education as an Element in the Personal and Social Readjustment of the Problem Child in Gladewater, Texas

Physical Education as an Element in the Personal and Social Readjustment of the Problem Child in Gladewater, Texas

Date: 1942
Creator: Wake, Dorothy M.
Description: 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.
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A Plan for Improving the Physical-Education Program for Boys in the Port Neches Junior High School

A Plan for Improving the Physical-Education Program for Boys in the Port Neches Junior High School

Date: 1949
Creator: Mershon, Leonard W.
Description: 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.
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Recreational Therapy for Mentally and Emotionally Maladjusted Personalities

Recreational Therapy for Mentally and Emotionally Maladjusted Personalities

Date: August 1938
Creator: Buice, Mary
Description: This study of recreational therapy was made in order to determine the use of physical education as a therapeutic for the mentally maladjusted student.
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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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Social and Emotional Influences of Home Life on Children in School

Social and Emotional Influences of Home Life on Children in School

Date: 1943
Creator: Perryman, Martha Lois
Description: 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.
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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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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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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 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

Date: August 1975
Creator: Swindell, Carl Lee
Description: 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".
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A Study of Recommended Procedures for the Care and Maintenance of Football Equipment and the Development of a Handbook of Instructions

A Study of Recommended Procedures for the Care and Maintenance of Football Equipment and the Development of a Handbook of Instructions

Date: 1949
Creator: DeFoor, Ira Thomas
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: August 1969
Creator: Dungan, Hubert Gray
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Changes in Selected Social Traits Exhibited by the Campers in Sunshine Camp of Austin, Texas, in the Summer of 1944

A Study of the Changes in Selected Social Traits Exhibited by the Campers in Sunshine Camp of Austin, Texas, in the Summer of 1944

Date: 1945
Creator: Bray, Margaret Urite (Marguerite)
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1940
Creator: Sims, Bessie
Description: 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.
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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 Study of the Effects of Three Programs upon the Development of the Volley and the Serve as Used in the Sport of Volleyball

A Study of the Effects of Three Programs upon the Development of the Volley and the Serve as Used in the Sport of Volleyball

Date: August 1966
Creator: Clark, Joyce Jean
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1950
Creator: Coquat, Joe A.
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1950
Creator: Bonner, Ross Wayne
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1950
Creator: Smith, Anna
Description: 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.
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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

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

Date: 1948
Creator: Hibler, Zelda Faye
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Organization and Administration of Private Summer Camps for Children in Kerr County, Texas, with Recommendations for Camp Management

A Study of the Organization and Administration of Private Summer Camps for Children in Kerr County, Texas, with Recommendations for Camp Management

Date: 1952
Creator: Carley, W. Ted
Description: 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.
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A Study of the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas

A Study of the Participation and Interests in Leisure Time Activities of the Women of Dallas, Texas

Date: July 1937
Creator: Wade, Irma E.
Description: "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.
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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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A Study of the Relationship of Three Surfaces on the Performances of High School Girls in the Shuttle Run

A Study of the Relationship of Three Surfaces on the Performances of High School Girls in the Shuttle Run

Date: August 1966
Creator: DeFord, Carolyn Jane
Description: This study was concerned with the differences of three surfaces (dirt, asphalt, or wood) on the performance of girls in the shuttle run.
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