Riley, Marie

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A view of physical education : perceptions of five classroom teachers 1987 13 The purpose of this study was to gain insights into how classroom teachers 1 perceptions of physical education were formed and how these perceptions influenced their teaching of physical education. The research methodology used was semi-structured, o...
The effects of a free exercise course upon the kinesthetic sense of the limbs 1964 4 The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a free exercise course upon the kinesthetic sense of the limbs. A secondary purpose was to determine a possible relationship between the kinesthetic sense of the limbs and free exercise abilit...
A comparison of the difference among selected sit-ups with regard to strength 1964 5 This study was undertaken to compare different variations of sit-ups for increasing the strength of the abdominal musculature, and to compare the results with a previous electromyographic study. Thirty-one subjects, chosen from the University of Nort...
The effect of training for dynamic balance on bowling performance 1965 3 The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of training for dynamic balance on bowling performance. A secondary purpose was to determine the effect of training for dynamic balance on balance performance. Twenty-seven women enrolled in four ...
A comparison of the effectiveness of two methods of teaching a four-week unit on selected motor skills to first grade children 1965 2 The purpose of this study was to determine which teaching method, a games approach or a movement exploration approach, was more effective in teaching selected motor skills to first grade children over a four-week period. The study was conducted in tw...
A written knowledge test for the fifth grade students at Archer Elementary School 1965 4 The purpose of this study was to devise a written knowledge test for a jumping and ball handling unit for the fifth grade at Archer Elementary School. The initial development of the written test was begun in the pilot study conducted at Curry Demonst...
A study of the problem-solving method of teaching bowling 1965 4 The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the problem-solving method on skill development in bowling. It was the dual purpose to determine the effect of this method on attitude toward physical education. Subjects were selected from thr...
The effect of five different approaches in teaching the overhand throw for accuracy to junior high girls 1968 6 It was the purpose of this study to determine the effects of five different approaches in teaching the overhand throw for accuracy. The five approaches were through mechanical principles and kinesthetic cues, mechanical principles, kinesthetic cues, ...
A comparison of the effectiveness of teaching volleyball through the "fingertip" method and the "attack" method 1967 4 The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of teaching volleyball to college women through the "Fingertip" and "Attack" methods. Effectiveness was considered in terms of the results of competitive play, the number of points scored and...
Massed vs. distributed practice on the learning of the forehand and backhand drives in tennis 1968 4 The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of massed and distributed practice on the learning of the forehand and backhand drives in tennis. The study was conducted at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, during the spring term o...
A descriptive study of the personality of selected amateur golfers 1970 6 The primary purpose of this study was to determine whether there were similar personality patterns among women amateur golfers. The secondary purpose was to compare the group of women amateur golfers with a group of women Pan-American athletes whose ...
An evaluation of the movement responses of four first grade boys to teacher-stated movement problems 1969 4 This study was conducted to evaluate the movement responses of four first grade boys to teacher-stated movement problems. A secondary purpose of this study was to design an objective and reliable tool for the observation of movement responses and to ...
A study to investigate the effectiveness of using a lightweight plastic ball in teaching the overhead volley in volleyball 1971 2 The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of lightweight plastic balls on teaching the overhead volley in volleyball. An additional purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between the following: (a) grip st...
The effects of two different distributions of practice on the learning and retention of a novel skill 1972 1 An examination of the literature on the effects of practice distribution on the learning and retention of motor skills reveals contradictory and inconclusive results. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of two different practice di...