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Conrey, Kathleen – 1989
During the process of studying the specific course content of human anatomy, students are being educated to expand their vocabulary, learn to deal successfully with complex tasks, and use a specific way of thinking. This is the second volume in a set of laboratory instructions and study notes which are designed to accompany a lecture series in…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biological Sciences, College Science, Dissection
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Dijkhuizen, Annemarie; Waninge, Aly; Hermans, Seph; van der Schans, Cees P.; Krijnen, Wim P. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: Knowledge concerning the feasibility and effects of progressive resistance training (PRT) for persons with intellectual disabilities and visual impairment who are categorized in Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) Level 1 is limited. The aim of our study was to evaluate feasibility and effect of PRT on participants'…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Visual Impairments, Feasibility Studies, Program Effectiveness
Clarke, H. Harrison, Ed. – Physical Fitness Research Digest, 1978
This report, one of a series on research into specific physical activities and their efficacy in improving and maintaining physical fitness, examines sport participation and the potential it has for developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, and circulatory-respiratory endurance. The activities consist primarily of the following twelve…
Descriptors: Athletics, Cardiovascular System, Muscular Strength, Physical Activities
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Davis, Andrew S.; Moore, Brittney; Rice, Valerie; Decker, Scott – School Psychology Forum, 2015
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), sometimes referred to as concussion, is one of the most common acquired neurological problems of childhood. When children return to school following mTBI, school psychologists should be actively involved in the determination of neurocognitive and functional deficits for the purpose of designing strength-based…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Head Injuries, Brain, Physical Disabilities
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. – 1977
The physical fitness and lifestyle of Canadian school children has been deteriorating in recent years. The main objectives of physical education are directed toward the development of physical fitness and a positive lifestyle. This manual provides an opportunity for measuring the components of physical fitness. Physical fitness testing involves…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Athletic Equipment, Cardiovascular System, Elementary Secondary Education
Sorensen, Jacki – 1973
Fitness programs now and in the future must offer built-in cardiovascular conditioning, variety, novelty, and change to meet the physical, mental, and emotional needs of our society. Aerobic dancing (dancing designed to train and strengthen the heart, lungs, and vascular system) is one of the first indoor group Aerobic exercise programs designed…
Descriptors: Cardiovascular System, Dance, Exercise (Physiology), Heart Rate
Hockey, Robert V. – 1977
This text is designed for university-level foundations of physical education courses that incorporate student participation in alternate lecture and laboratory sessions. The material is presented so that each individual might evaluate his present level of physical fitness, might carefully consider all the information available, and then make an…
Descriptors: Cardiovascular System, Exercise (Physiology), Health Education, Higher Education
Clanton, Kaye Reames – 1982
Developed to provide curriculum materials that secondary Health Occupations Education (HOE) teachers/coordinators can use in organizing their individual programs, this curriculum guide contains performance-based units covering the majority of a four-semester program of study in HOE. The following topics are covered: medical ethics, law, and…
Descriptors: Abbreviations, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy
Monroe County School District, Key West, FL. – 1990
Intended for use in Florida training programs for caregivers of infants and toddlers with disabilities, this booklet describes some of the more common physical and health impairments that can affect young children. For each disability, the description generally stresses typical characteristics and special requirements. Addresses and telephone…
Descriptors: Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes
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Yüksel, Oguzhan; Gündüz, Bolat; Kayhan, Mert – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of regular CrossFit training on some force and jump parameters. 32 healthy wrestling men participated in the study, 16 experimental and 16 control groups. For the experimental group, CrossFit training, known as Cindy, was practiced three times a week for 8 weeks. The training consisted of 5…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Training, Males, Muscular Strength
Sander, Allan N.; Ratliffe, Thomas; Kane, Jennifer – 2002
This paper stresses the importance of teaching aerobic and muscle fitness concepts as part of a health-related fitness curriculum in physical education, recommending outcomes for teaching aerobic endurance and muscle/strength endurance in kindergarten through sixth grade. It describes important learning aid materials and presents national…
Descriptors: Aerobics, Cardiovascular System, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Soslu, Recep; Özer, Ömer; Çuvalcioglu, Ismail Can – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Core strength is defined as producing or protecting the strength, and putting against a resistance. Exercise can cause free radical formation according to its intensity and duration which increase metabolic processes and oxygen consumption. Oxidative stress, muscle fatigue, muscle damage and its pain because of this increase are related with…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletes, Muscular Strength, Metabolism
Osness, Wayne H.; Hiebert, Lujean M. – 1990
The overall strength of the musculature does not require testing of large numbers of muscle groups and can be accomplished from three or four tests. Small batteries of strength tests have been devised to predict total strength. The best combination of tests for males are thigh flexors, leg extensors, arm flexors, and pectoralis major. The battery…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Body Composition, Muscular Strength, Muscular System
Clarke, H. Harrison, Ed. – Physical Fitness Research Digest, 1974
This document examines the effects of strength-development programs on the improvement of motor skills and sports competencies. Part one defines various terms used throughout the development studies. Part two discusses the mixed results of experiments involving speed of movement as the motor item indicative of strength development. Part three…
Descriptors: Athletics, Cardiovascular System, Higher Education, Human Body
Valdes, Alice – 1989
This document presents baseline data on physical fitness that provides an outline for assessing the physical fitness of students. It consists of 4 tasks and a 13-item questionnaire on fitness-related behaviors. The fitness test evaluates cardiorespiratory endurance by a steady state jog; muscular strength and endurance with a two-minute bent-knee…
Descriptors: Body Composition, Cardiovascular System, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Characteristics
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