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Physical Fitness Activities For Latter-Day Saint Missionaries, Robert R. Hughes Jan 1972

Physical Fitness Activities For Latter-Day Saint Missionaries, Robert R. Hughes

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to construct a physical fitness program for the needs of full-time missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Two groups, a control and experimental, were selected from the missionaries entering the Language Training Mission on February 16, 1972. The experimental group, consisting of thirty-two subjects, participated in a structured physical fitness class for seven weeks. The control group, consisting of twenty students, participated in no structured program. Each group took a pre- and post-test consisting of four strength factor tests and Cooper's twelve-minute run.

Findings of the study suggested no ...


Dixie Wine, Dennis R. Lancaster Jan 1972

Dixie Wine, Dennis R. Lancaster

Theses and Dissertations

The area along the Virgin River, known as Utah's Dixie, is ideal for the culture of grapes. To utilize the natural resources, provide a cash crop for the Dixie communities, and make wine to be used in the Sacrament service; Mormon Church leaders called several expert horticulturists and vinters to Dixie. Great amounts of wine were produced in Dixie. The Church became the largest producer due to the great amounts of grapes paid as tithing. Wine was used in the Sacrament, and was a common drink in Dixie.

The mines at Silver Reef were the principle market for Dixie ...