The relationship among selected measures of physical fitness, body-image, self-concept, movement-concept, and selected personality traits of college physical education majors with low physical fitness indices

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Sharon Elizabeth Stroble (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Gail Hennis

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to improve the originally low level of physical fitness of twelve women majoring in physical education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and to investigate the effects of this change on selected personality variables. Another purpose was to determine possible inter-relationships between the physical fitness and personality variables prior to the conditioning program. The following eleven variables were used: (1) Physical Fitness (2) Abdominal Strength (3) Physical Endurance (4) Arm and Shoulder Strength, plus three Q-Sort items of (5) Body-Image (6) Self-Concept (7) Movement-Concept, and four items from the Edwards Personal Preference Schedule which were (8) Achievement (9) Autonomy (10) Succorance, and (11) Personality Endurance.

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Language: English
Date: 1964

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