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The relationship between health-related physical fitness levels and academic achievement in elementary students

By Pellett, Heidi Ann henschel
Ignico A, Ball State University, 1990
Catalog ID: PSY 1576
48 pp

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between health-related fitness levels and academic achievement in elementary school children. A sample of 105 elementary students in grades four and five were tested. The study consisted of 64 males and 41 females in both grades. Californ...

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Perceived competence and attraction to physical activity in a diverse population of fifth graders : (Vol. 12,2)

By Allor, Karin M. M.S.
Martha Ewing, Michigan State University, 1997
Catalog ID: PSY 2104
94 pgs. : 1 microfiche

Little attention has been given to the relationship of perceived competence and both sport participation of minority youth and the broader view of physical activity. Children's motivation to participate in physical activity, which may influence their health status, depends in part on their attractio...

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An investigation of motivational climate on the perceptions of self and collective efficacy : (Vol. 12,2)

By Navarre, Michael J. M.A.
Diane Stevens, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1999
Catalog ID: PSY 2105
119 pgs. : 2 microfiche

Little research has studied the environments of highly competitive athletic teams. The present study investigated the relationship between motivational climate and perceptions of self and collective efficacy in four Division I college soccer teams. The Perceived Motivational Climate in Sport Questio...

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The acute effects of aerobic versus resistance exercise on mood enhancement

By Rosenfeld, Stacey M. M.A.
Diane E. Stevens, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1998
Catalog ID: PSY 2032
161 pgs. : 2 microfiche

Research has described the psychological benefits of exercise, but literature involving the effects of acute aerobic versus resistance exercise is scant. The purpose of this investigation was to examine the acute effects of aerobic and resistance exercise on mood enhancement in males and females. Th...

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Professional socialization of physical education students in the United States and England

By Pooley, John Clifford Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1971
Catalog ID: PSY 495
382 pgs. : 5 microfiche

The purpose of this investigation was to determine the elements involved in the pre-training phase of the professional socialization of students, and to ascertain the relative importance of each of these as a function of country and sex. Two hypotheses were established as follows: (1) the process of...

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Cognitive therapy and rational education: a theory based program using adventure, challenge, and recreation

By Lundberg, Neil R. M.A.
Mark A. Widmer, Brigham Young University, 1997
Catalog ID: PSY 1991
85 pgs. : 1 microfiche

This study compared the effects of two Rational-Emotive Theory (RET) treatments in decreasing irrational thinking among behaviorally disordered adolescents. Participants included 72 adolescent patients at a private treatment center for boys. A three-group experimental design consisting of a control ...

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Temporal precision as a condition for a linear speed-accuracy trade-off in aimed movements

By Mone, Suzanne Margaret M.S.
Purdue University, 1984
Catalog ID: PSY 1178
32 pgs. : 1 microfiche

This experiment was designed to investigate temporal precision as a necessary condition for the linear speed-accuracy trade-off in aimed movements. A linear relationship between the standard deviation in movement distance and the average movement velocity was produced under conditions of varying te...

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Learning strategies and achieving skilled performance

By Lidor, Ronnie Ph.D.
University of Florida, 1991
Catalog ID: PSY 1519
228 pgs. : 3 microfiche

It was the purpose of this study to compare the effectiveness of three learning strategies an achievement in two different self-paced motor tasks. In experiment 1, 72 subjects were randomly assigned to four conditions. One hundred and twenty-five trials were administered for the ball-throwing task...

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An investigation of the learning effect for the Balance Error Scoring System and its clinical implications : (Vol. 14,2)

By Mancuso, Jennifer. M.A.
Kevin Guskiewicz, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2001
Catalog ID: PSY 2201
83 pgs. : 1 microfiche

One hundred and twenty college-age subjects were randomly assigned to two groups (experimental and control). The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS), measuring postural stability using three stances (double-leg, single-leg, tandem) and three surfaces (ground, foam, tremor box), was administered to e...

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Cerebral blood flow responses to a cognitive challenge in an older population : (Vol. 13,1)

By Albo, Jamy M. M.A.
Bonita Marks, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1999
Catalog ID: PSY 2118
117 pgs. : 2 microfiche

One purpose of this study was to determine whether the transcranial Doppler can be used as an alternative method to assess cerebral blood flow during a cognitive challenge. Another was to determine if any relationship exists between cerebral blood flow (CBF) and walking. Eight subjects (65-83 yr. ol...

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