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ERIC Number: ED382581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr-29
Reference Count: N/A
Central District Research Section of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Proceedings (Fargo, ND, April 26-30, 1995).
Richardson, J. A., Ed.; Hoadley, M., Ed.
This report provides descriptions of 14 research projects offered as poster presentations at the 1995 conference. The research projects focused on: attitudes of preservice physical education teachers toward teaching students with mild disabilities; relationship between preservice physical education teachers' attributes and attitudes toward students with mild disabilities; course content characteristics of the introductory adapted physical education course for preservice physical education teaching majors; educational preparation of instructors of introductory adapted physical education courses; therapeutic recreation participation levels of adolescents during psychiatric hospitalization; Richardson apparatus for leaping ability; a profile of season ticket holders for women's basketball; comparison of reaction time measurement in male athletes and nonathletes; isometric strength measurements as predictors of physical performance test scores in college men; comparison of two methods of measuring sit-and-reach flexibility in high school students; recommendations for school system selection of devices which measure adipose tissue; a longitudinal study of physiological changes in free living college football players; comparing fitness between two geographically different female populations; and total serum cholesterol fluctuations in active and nonactive 18 to 30 year old women during their menses. (JDD)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Athletes, Athletics, Body Composition, Course Content, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Fitness, Preservice Teacher Education, Research Projects, Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Therapeutic Recreation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Central District.