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The Educational and Recreational Value of Swimming in Texas as Revealed by the Municipal and Educational Institutions

Description: 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.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Woodall, Earle S.

Relationship Between Heel Length in Ratio to Foot Length and Performance in the Vertical Jump

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.
Date: May 1973
Creator: Grant, Roger H.

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

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.
Date: August 1966
Creator: Clark, Joyce Jean

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

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.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Dungan, Hubert Gray

An Evaluative Study of the Physical Education Program for College Women in the Punjab of West Pakistan with Recommendations for Future Development

Description: 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.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Kraft, Dorothy C.

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

Description: 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.
Date: 1945
Creator: Segrist, Herman B.

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

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.
Date: 1940
Creator: Sims, Bessie

A Survey of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Senior High Schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association

Description: The purpose of this study was to make a survey of the programs of health and physical education for girls in the senior high schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association. The writer sought to determine the status of health and physical education for girls in this district as compared to the program outlined in the "Tentative Course of Study for Health, Physical Education, and Safety," published by the State Department of Education.
Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Lola Ethel

A Comparative Study of the Relation of Food, Rest, and Recreation to the Height and Weight of the Children in the Fifth Grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas

Description: This thesis is a record of the results of a study made to obtain information about the relation of food, rest, and recreation to the height and the weight of the children in the fifth grade of Winnetka School, Dallas, Texas. The purpose of the work was three-fold: (1) to gain a better understanding of the nutritive value of foods and thereby put this understanding into practice; (2) to recognize the three essentials of good health: namely, diet, rest, knowledge of health rules; (3) and to create a desire to practice them.
Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Jessyee

Social and Emotional Influences of Home Life on Children in School

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.
Date: 1943
Creator: Perryman, Martha Lois

Methods and Procedures Employed in the Operation of the Centralized System of Athletics in the White Senior High Schools of Dallas, Texas, 1931-1940

Description: 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.
Date: 1942
Creator: Cowley, Herman A.

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

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.
Date: 1942
Creator: Wake, Dorothy M.

A Personnel Study of Members of Undefeated Basketball Teams of John Tarleton Agricultural College from 1934 Through 1938

Description: 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.
Date: 1946
Creator: Hughes, James Marshall

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

Description: 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.
Date: 1947
Creator: George, Gladys Lynch