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An Analytical Study of Articles Published in Selected Issues of Five Popular Weekly Periodicals from January, 1947, to January, 1948, Pertaining to the Areas of Health Education, Physical Education, and Recreation

Description: The investigator undertook an analytical study of articles published in selected issues of five popular weekly periodicals from January, 1947, to January, 1948, pertaining to the areas of health and physical education and recreation.
Date: 1949
Creator: Hart, Dana R.
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A Comparative Study of the Habits, Attitudes, and Opinions in Regard to Cigarette Smoking on the Part of Three Hundred Freshman and Sophomore Women Students and Three Hundred Freshman and Sophomore Men Students Enrolled in Physical Education Activity Classes during the Spring Semester of the 1948-1949 Session at North Texas State College, Denton Texas

Description: In undertaking this study the investigator had the following purposes: 1. To determine the percentage of the college women of the study who are cigarette smokers. 2. To determine the percentage of the college men of the study who are cigarette smokers. 3. To determine the carious habits of the students who participated in the study in regard to cigarette smoking. 4. To determine the students' reasons for smoking cigarettes. 5. To determine the opinions and attitudes of the students of the study in regard to cigarette smoking. 6. To compare the women students with the men students of the study in regard to cigarette smoking on the basis of the data obtained.
Date: 1950
Creator: Williams, James L.
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A Study of the Status of the Area of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation in the Colleges and Universities of Texas for Negro Students During the Session of 1953-1954

Description: The investigator undertook a study of the status of the area of health, physical education, and recreation in the colleges and universities of Texas primarily for Negro students during the session of 1953-54.
Date: August 1955
Creator: Williams, Walter Sam, Jr.
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A Study of Physical Education Programs of Negro Elementary Schools of Texas

Description: The study is an evaluation of the physical education programs of ninety-one elementary Negro schools of Texas. The following purposes were established for the study: 1) to obtain information concerning the administration, conduct, and scope of physical education programs in Negro elementary schools of Texas; 2) to evaluate the physical education programs of selected Negro elementary schools of Texas on the basis of criteria such as Texas Education Association and documentary sources; and 3) to make recommendations for future development of the physical education programs in the Negro elementary schools of Texas.
Date: January 1964
Creator: Holmes, Charles Murphy
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A Study of the Relationship between Aggressiveness and Wrestling Success of Men Students in Beginning Wrestling at North Texas State University

Description: This was a study of the relationship between aggressiveness and wrestling success of men students enrolled for the first time in beginning wrestling in physical education classes at North Texas State University.
Date: August 1965
Creator: Wheeler, Charles M.
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A Study of the Restricted, Remedial, and Adapted Programs of Physical Education for Boys in Selected Public High Schools in Texas

Description: This study sought to answer the question: Are public high schools in Texas providing for the physically handicapped students? This was a descriptive study of the restricted, remedial, and adapted programs of physical education for boys in selected public high schools in Texas.
Date: August 1965
Creator: Hardaway, Robert Newton
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A Study of the Relationship of Health Knowledge and Health Practices of the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelth Grade Students of Cooper High School, Delta County, Texas during the Academic Year of 1966-1967

Description: The following purposes were proposed in undertaking the study: 1. to determine the health knowledge of the students selected for the study, as indicated by a standardized test; 2. to determine the health practices of the students selected for the study, as indicated by a standardized inventory; and 3. to determine if there is a relation between the health knowledge and the health practices of the students selected for the study.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Newsom, Roy L.
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A Study of the Relationship of Professional Preparation and Teaching Experiences of Women Graduates of North Texas State University with a Major in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation During the College Sessions of 1954-1966

Description: "The problem of this study was to determine the relationship of the professional preparation and teaching experiences of women graduates of North Texas State University with a major in health, physical education, and recreation during the college sessions of 1954-1966."--5.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Shook, Helen Jean
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A Comparative Survey of the Qualifications of Municipal Recreation Directors in the Southwest District and Standards Recommended by the National Recreation and Park Association

Description: This study investigated the background and experience of municipal recreation directors in the Southwest District of the United States and compared these qualifications with standards recommended by the National Recreation and Park Association.
Date: May 1968
Creator: Birkhead, Barry Michael
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Fatigue and Recuperation Curves under Varying Lengths of Intertrial Recovery Periods

Description: The purposes of this study were to investigate the effect that strength level had upon fatigue and recuperation under the two conditions of five- and thirty-second interval duration periods. Another purpose was to compare the results of this study to similar studies using male subjects in order to determine if women's response patterns to tests of strength were similar to those of men.
Date: August 1968
Creator: Osborne, Jacquelyn
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Transfer of Training and Retroactive Inhibition Existent in the Learning of a Selected Tennis and Badminton Skill

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine whether the transfer of training would affect the achievement and retention scores of subjects learning selected tennis and badminton skills. This study was intended to establish the most beneficial teaching progression for tennis and badminton skills.
Date: August 1968
Creator: Daniels, Diane
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Relationships of Balance Tests to Olympic Balance Beam Performance

Description: This study sought to identify a balance test or combination of tests that would efficiently predict Olympic Balance Beam performance. Of interest, too, was the effect previous experience might have on the performance of standardized and modified balance tests. In order to determine if height affected balance performance and would therefore be an element to consider in teaching methods and progressions, the Bass Stick Test and Sideward Leap Test were raised to a height of three feet and eleven inches.
Date: January 1969
Creator: Sanborn, Carla Rickert
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The Selection, Use, and Maintenance of the Modalities of Physical Therapy by Selected Professional Athletic Trainers in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

Description: The study involved a survey of the selection, use, and maintenance of modalities of physical therapy by selected professional athletic trainers of high school, college, and professional athletic teams in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Date: June 1970
Creator: Gibbins, Douglas W.
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A Comparison of Performance on Four Gross Motor Skill Tests of Dyslexic and Non-Dyslexic Boys Aged Nine through Twelve

Description: The primary purpose of this study was to compare performance on selected gross motor skills of elementary school-aged children diagnosed as dyslexic and a similar group of school-aged children who are identified as non-dyslexic. A secondary purpose of the study will be to compare performance within the dyslexic group according to the severity of the affliction.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Ness, Donna K.
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A Survey and Comparison of Educational and Experiential Qualifications of Selected City Recreation Directors in Texas

Description: A major problem in today's parks and recreation departments is the selection of qualified leaders. The magnitude and quality of recreation programs is apparently directly related to leadership. Information pertaining to present qualifications of recreation leadership is important in selecting or utilizing future recreational leaders.
Date: August 1970
Creator: Johnson, Steven L.
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The Relationship of Body Cathexis and Motor Performance in Junior High School Girls of Three Ethnic Groups

Description: This investigation is concerned with the problem of determining whether or not a significant relationship exists between body cathexis and motor performance in junior high school girls. In addition, the study investigates whether or not there are significant differences among Negro, white, and Mexican--American girls and seventh-,eighth-, and ninth-grade girls in body cathexis and motor ability performance.
Date: August 1971
Creator: Bedford, Jane
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Criteria for the Development of a Free-Play Recreational Environment for Handicapped Children

Description: If there are to be more and improved recreational facilities for the handicapped, recreation planners, landscape architects, and architects must collect, analyze, and project pertinent data into comprehensive criteria for facility development. To develop the criteria, personal notes from site investigations and project developments were correlated with information from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; the National Therapeutic Recreation Association; the American Association on Mental Deficiency; and the National Recreation and Park Association.
Date: August 1972
Creator: Austin, Richard Lee
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