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The Effects Of Weight Training On The Self-Esteem Of College Students, John Christopher Wirszyla Aug 1989

The Effects Of Weight Training On The Self-Esteem Of College Students, John Christopher Wirszyla

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

This study investigated the effects of a weight training program on the self-esteem of college students. Subjects enrolled in a Beginning Weight Training course, a Beginning Golf course and an Introduction to Sociology course were administered the Tennessee Self Concept Scale (TSCS) at the beginning and end of an eight-week period. A subscale of the TSCS, the Total Positive (TP) score, served as the focal point of this study. The statistics used to analyze the data included ANOVA for between group comparisons and a matched pair t test for within group differences. The subjects in the Weight Training class significantly ...


The Effects Of Mental Imagery On Free Throw Performance, Lori Ansbach Eckert Aug 1989

The Effects Of Mental Imagery On Free Throw Performance, Lori Ansbach Eckert

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of mental imagery on free throw performance. The investigator used a pretest-posttest randomized group design consisting of three treatment groups and a control group. A total of 120 subjects were randomly assigned four groups. Subjects received either (1) mental practice, (2) physical practice, (3) a combination of mental and physical practice, or (4) no practice. The study was conducted over a period of five contact sessions lasting approximately twenty minutes each. Utilizing the analysis of multiple comparisons for ANCOVA, results demonstrated that the mental imagery group did improve their free ...


A Comparison Of Maximal And Submaximal Heart Rate And Oxygen Uptake In Combined Arm And Leg Bicycling And Rowing, Victoria L. Asaro Jun 1989

A Comparison Of Maximal And Submaximal Heart Rate And Oxygen Uptake In Combined Arm And Leg Bicycling And Rowing, Victoria L. Asaro

Master's Theses

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Effects Of A Conditioning Program On Subjective And Physiological Indicators Of Stress In Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients, Marcianne Hanson Jan 1989

Effects Of A Conditioning Program On Subjective And Physiological Indicators Of Stress In Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients, Marcianne Hanson

Ithaca College Theses

The study was concerned with changes in heart rate, blood pressure, and rating of perceived exertion occurring in cardiac patients as a result of a 9-week program of cardiovascular conditioning.

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Relationship Between Physical Exercise And Sexual Activity, Christopher K. Hobler Jan 1989

Relationship Between Physical Exercise And Sexual Activity, Christopher K. Hobler

Ithaca College Theses

Both regular exercise training and acute exercise induce changes in endocrine function, including hormonal responses related to reproduction. The purpose of the present study was to examine the nature of the relationship between physical exercise and sexual activity.

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The Effects Of Breathing Techniques Upon Blood Pressure During Isometric Exercise, Patrick O'Connor Jan 1989

The Effects Of Breathing Techniques Upon Blood Pressure During Isometric Exercise, Patrick O'Connor

Ithaca College Theses

Thirty normotensive college-aged female subjects were studied to assess the effects of ventilatory training upon blood pressure.

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Wingate Test : Reliability And Learning Effect, Paul A. Schumann Jan 1989

Wingate Test : Reliability And Learning Effect, Paul A. Schumann

Ithaca College Theses

The purposes of this study were to determine the trial-to-trial reliability of the Wingate Anaerobic Test (WAT), to investigate whether any learning effect occurs, and if so, to establish a trend-free trial schedule to derive reliable data.

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The Effects Of Exercise Upon Indicators Of Lipid Peroxidation, Melissa U. Tompkins Jan 1989

The Effects Of Exercise Upon Indicators Of Lipid Peroxidation, Melissa U. Tompkins

Ithaca College Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine the amount of thibarbituric reaction products (TBAR), a biochemical marker of malondialdehyde (MDA), in human sweat under exercise and control conditions at two anatomical sites.

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