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Home Recreational Activities And The Effect They Have In A Family Home Evening Program, Dwight Rees Butikofer Jan 1971

Home Recreational Activities And The Effect They Have In A Family Home Evening Program, Dwight Rees Butikofer

Theses and Dissertations

The problem in this study was to investigate the effect that home recreational activities have on the attitudes of family members toward a family home evening program. A questionnaire was constructed to gather data regarding these attitudes. The questionnaire was then administered randomly to 250 families residing in Sharon East, Sharon West, Provo, and Provo East Stakes in Provo, Utah. All of the families were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, were families of one or more children and held regular family home evening.

The findings indicate that the children had a more positive attitude toward ...


A Review Of Statements Made By Certain Leaders Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints Which Refer To Various Objectives, Activities, And Desirable Experiences Inherent In Well Organized And Properly Conducted Physical Education And Recreation Programs, G. Newton Deshazo Jan 1971

A Review Of Statements Made By Certain Leaders Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints Which Refer To Various Objectives, Activities, And Desirable Experiences Inherent In Well Organized And Properly Conducted Physical Education And Recreation Programs, G. Newton Deshazo

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to locate and examine statements within the writings and recorded speeches of certain leaders of the L.D.S. Church which refer to various objectives, activities, and desirable experiences inherent in well organized and properly conducted physical education and recreation programs.
Data dating from 1830 through 1969 were gathered from the resources and through the services provided by the historical libraries of the L.D.S. Church and Brigham Young University. Available biographical and historical information was presented to denote circumstances possibly influencing the statement itself, the significance of the statement, or the intent ...


A Comparative Study Of The Relative Levels Of Physical Fitness Of Male Lds Missionaries Who Are Commencing And Those Just Concluding Their Missionary Service, Wilford J. Hoglund Jan 1971

A Comparative Study Of The Relative Levels Of Physical Fitness Of Male Lds Missionaries Who Are Commencing And Those Just Concluding Their Missionary Service, Wilford J. Hoglund

Theses and Dissertations

The problem of this study was to determine the relative levels of physical fitness of male L.D.S. Missionaires who were commencing and those just concluding their missionary service. The study was conducted with 50 randomly chosen subjects in each group.

The following conclusions were drawn based on the findings of the study:
1. Returning missionaries were found to have experienced a significant decrease at the .01 level in the following areas: leg and back strength, total strength score, strength quotient, total seconds ran, total endurance score and over-all fitness score.
2. Returning missionaries increased in gripping strength at ...


The Immediate Effect Of Swimming And Track Competition On Blood Ph Values, James B. Knott Jan 1971

The Immediate Effect Of Swimming And Track Competition On Blood Ph Values, James B. Knott

Masters Theses

The purpose of the study was to investigate the changes associated with blood pH and different exercise work loads during competition. Finger tip blood samples (1 milliliter), were obtained from 33 male subjects from the varsity swimming and track teams of Eastern Illinois University. The samples were taken prior to exercise and between three and seven and one half minutes after cessation of the event. The blood samples were analyzed with a Radiometer Micro Blood pH Unit. The subjects were chosen on the basis of the events in which they competed. The swimming subjects competed in the 100, 200, 500 ...


The Effects Of Warm-Up Duration On The Physiological Responses Of Trained Runners To A Strenuous Treadmill Test, David Eldon Fix Jan 1971

The Effects Of Warm-Up Duration On The Physiological Responses Of Trained Runners To A Strenuous Treadmill Test, David Eldon Fix

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of A Ten Week Jogging And Running Program On An Obese Subject, Michael J. Conroy Jan 1971

The Effects Of A Ten Week Jogging And Running Program On An Obese Subject, Michael J. Conroy

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Running To First Base, Leon Campbell Jan 1971

A Comparison Of Two Methods Of Running To First Base, Leon Campbell

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


The Effect Of A 12-Week Progressive Jogging Program On Selected Physiological And Psychological Parameters Of An Obese Subject, Howard Thomas Boward Jan 1971

The Effect Of A 12-Week Progressive Jogging Program On Selected Physiological And Psychological Parameters Of An Obese Subject, Howard Thomas Boward

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Explosive Muscular Power, Reaction Time, And Running Speed Within And Between College Athletes And Non-Athletes, Willie Clyde Jackson Jan 1971

Explosive Muscular Power, Reaction Time, And Running Speed Within And Between College Athletes And Non-Athletes, Willie Clyde Jackson

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of Circulorespiratory Responses To Weight-Supported And Non Weight-Supported Exercises In Moderately Obese Subjects, Charles G. Brown Jan 1971

A Comparison Of Circulorespiratory Responses To Weight-Supported And Non Weight-Supported Exercises In Moderately Obese Subjects, Charles G. Brown

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.