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Mravetz, Patricia – 1974
A physical fitness plan is considered desirable for young people, young adults, and especially older adults. This program for secondary level students focuses on the physiology of exercise and the process of aging, and stresses the need for physical fitness. Specific objectives include the following: (1) to let students become evaluators of their…
Descriptors: Age, Age Differences, Curriculum Guides, Exercise (Physiology)
Thiel, Sandra J. – 1977
Compiled to introduce the dental assisting student to various techniques used in the dental office and to present theoretical information essential for the student's professional development, this laboratory guide consists of three units of instruction. The first unit is an introduction to dental assisting and contains five topics of study. The…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Dental Assistants, Dental Clinics
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of General Education Curriculum Development. – 1976
This syllabus, which has evolved from the New York State Experimental Biology program, includes a basic core and six optional extended areas designed to be interesting and meaningful to the types of students currently taking the Regents Examination in Biology. The seven core unit topics are: (1) The Study of Life; (2) Maintenance in Animals; (3)…
Descriptors: Biology, Course Content, Course Organization, Curriculum
Sholtis, MG. – 1975
This document provides a guide to various recreational swimming and conditioning programs designed as a means of attaining and maintaining physical fitness through water activities while the body is submerged in water. Part 1, "Swimnastics Theory," discusses the objectives of a swimnastics program, its purpose, and various types of conditioning…
Descriptors: Athletics, Educational Programs, Exercise (Physiology), Higher Education
Evans, Doug – 1971
Exercise and games performed with a parachute are outlined in this booklet. At school the parachute can be used on the playground or in the gymnasium. It may be used to teach locomotor and fundamental movements; to develop rhythm, coordination, and physical fitness; and encourage creative play. This activity is designed for groups, enhancing…
Descriptors: Athletic Equipment, Athletics, Elementary Education, Exercise (Physiology)
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Saal, Jeffrey A. – Physician and Sportsmedicine, 1988
The training phase of a rehabilitation program for football players who have sustained lower back injuries proceeds after the pain-control phase, and seeks to minimize risk of reinjury. This phase emphasizes movement training and exercise for strengthening abdominal muscles to stabilize the lumbar spine. A removable exercise guide is included.…
Descriptors: Athletes, Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise, Exercise Physiology
Diem, Liselott – 1974
The physical development of the child from birth to the age of three is described. Exercises designed to increase motor coordination and strengthen muscles are outlined and illustrated. (JD)
Descriptors: Exercise (Physiology), Infants, Motor Development, Neonates
Price, Clifford S.; And Others – 1978
This manual is the final report of a study on the development of methods and programs to promote physical fitness among police officers. In twelve chapters the following topics are covered: (1) principles of exercise; (2) research methodology used to compile this manual; (3) results of physical fitness evaluation of program volunteers; (4)…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Athletics, Exercise (Physiology), Physical Fitness
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, Washington, DC. – 1973
This paper begins by defining the terms "weight training,""weight lifting,""strength,""power," and "muscular endurance.""Weight training" is differentiated from "weight lifting" and defined as a systematic series of resistance exercises designed to promote physical development and conditioning or to rehabilitate persons who have suffered injury or…
Descriptors: Exercise (Physiology), Physical Development, Physical Education, Teaching Methods
Wilmington Public Schools, DE. – 1968
This guide, prepared to assist students who have postural and other remedial defects, is divided into four sections. Section one outlines the organization and administration of a remedial physical education program and gives information concerning the administration of alignment tests and corrections. Section two discusses anteroposterior…
Descriptors: Exercise (Physiology), Guides, Human Body, Human Posture
Edington, D.W.; Cunningham, Lee – 1975
This guide to biological awareness through guided self-discovery is based on 51 single focus statements concerning the human body. For each statement there are explanations of the underlying physiological principles and suggested activities and discussion ideas to encourage understanding of the statement in terms of the human body's functions,…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biology, Blood Circulation, Body Height
Dolan, Edward F., Jr. – 1976
This handbook is divided into three sections. In part one the basics of soccer and the skills needed to play the game are described. Part two outlines the rules of the game, tactics, and positions on the team. Part three gives exercises used to develop basic skills and suggests how a personal training program can be set up and followed. (JD)
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Education, Exercise (Physiology), Games
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Whitehead, James R. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1989
The aim of this article is to provide teachers with interesting and intelligible ways of interpreting fitness test results to students. Also shown are ways that fitness testing can be used to diagnose fitness needs, provide a basis for exercise prescription, help monitor progress, and individualize fitness education concepts. (IAH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, Measures (Individuals)
Getchell, Bud – 1976
This book outlines a carefully developed program for physical fitness. The concept of physical fitness and its physiological basis are examined and guidelines are laid down to enable the reader to evaluate an individual physical exercise program commensurate with his or her age and physical condition. Advanced conditioning methods are described as…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Dietetics, Exercise (Physiology), Health Programs
Jack, Harold K.; Johnson, Leon E. – 1971
Presented is a manual intended to serve as a guide for teaching physical and recreational activities to mentally and emotionally handicapped children. Activities offered emphasize the development of motor skills, physical conditioning, and body movement. Included are over 200 activities in the areas of games and relays, developmental stunts and…
Descriptors: Athletic Equipment, Dance, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Education
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