Pleasants, Frank

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An electromyographic investigation of muscle action potentials of selected muscles contracting isometrically at various joint angles 1972 1798 The purpose of this study was to investigate the muscle action potentials present in the biceps brachii, the triceps brachii, the biceps femoris, and the rectus femoris as these muscles were contracted isometrically at 90°, 105°, 120°, 135°, 150°, an...
The effects of two isometric exercise programs upon cardiovascular efficiency and selected anthropometric girth measurements 1967 78 The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of two different programs of isometric exercise upon cardiovascular efficiency and selected anthropometric girth measurements: upper arm, waist, hips, thigh, and calf. Subjects for the study were...
A study of the relationship of selected measures to tennis ability 1966 4 The purposes of this study were 1) to determine the relationship between related, factors of motor ability, including balance, agility, strength, coordination, and height, and the development of tennis ability in women; and 2) to compute the predicti...
An investigation of the relationship between the cardiac cost during a basketball game and the performance of selected basketball skills 1968 5 The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the performance of selected basketball skills and the cardiac cost for the roving player during college varsity basketball games. The subjects were the five roving players on the U...
An investigation of breath holding with exercise calisthenics 1968 5 The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of breath holding with calisthenics upon energy cost, resting heart rate, exercise heart rate, and recovery heart rate. Twelve physical education graduate students at the University of North Caro...
Comparison of two methods of improving speed in the 100 yard dash 1969 2 The purpose of this study was to determine if a weight training program, used as a supplementary program to a conventional sprint training program, would improve the speed of the sprinters. Seventy-one ninth grade boys participated in the study. Ther...
A cinematographic analysis of the lacrosse cradle 1969 3 The purpose of this study was to investigate the lacrosse cradle through cinematographic analysis. The investigation included an analysis of joint angles throughout the execution of the skill and a close examination of the position of the crosse with...
The development of muscular endurance in women physical education majors with diverse initial muscular endurance scores 1971 4 It was the purpose of this study to determine if groups of female subjects with diverse initial muscular endurance levels differed in amount and rate of muscular endurance development, and to determine the relationship between the initial level of mu...
A cinematographic analysis of the crouch start as performed by a woman sprinter 1971 1 The purpose of this study was to analyze and compare mechanical differences in the execution of the fastest and slowest of twelve crouch starts at a five yard distance as they were executed by a woman sprinter. After viewing the filmed starts, the fa...
The effect of attitude toward pre-performance exercises on fifty-yard dash time 1972 2 The purpose of this study was to determine the attitude towards pre-performance activity and the effect this attitude had upon the performance of the fifty-yard dash. Ninety-one ninth grade male physical education students served as subjects. Their ...
A cinematographical analysis of a baseball batter's swing 1972 23 The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the batting mechanics of a successful baseball power hitter. The subject used in the analysis was a major league player with all-star credentials. Two Bell and Howell 70DR cameras, supplied with ...
A study of the relationship of selected physical strength factors to success in executing a quality overhead pass in volleyball for seventh grade girls 1973 3 The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship of twelve selected physical strength factors to the quality execution of the overhead volleyball pass. Sixty-seven seventh grade girls served as subjects. The selected physical strength fa...
A cinematographical analysis of two selected methods of drawing the bow 1973 2 A cinematographic study was made of three female advanced archers to examine selected mechanical factors of the draw, anchor, release, and follow-through. Two cameras - one 25 feet directly in front of the archer, and one 20 feet above the ground dir...