A study of the effects of heat and cold on reaction time, steadiness balance, and motor performance

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Pauline T. Gosselin (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Celeste Ulrich

Abstract: In the field of Physical Education there have been many research studies done on general motor ability, physical fitness, and motor performance. Skills tests have been devised for most of the sports activities included in a well-rounded Physical Education program. Attitude studies have been compiled as well as studies on programs and curriculum. Other research dealing with the physiological aspects of performance have been and are being compiled in the field of Physical Education as well as in related fields. In the field of Physiology, there has been significant research done in the area of stress. (45) One aspect of stress that has received a great deal of attention in the past few years deals with the effects of temperature or thermal stress on the human body.

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Language: English
Date: 1961

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