Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Physical Education


The problem was a comparative study of physical fitness indices as measured by the American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Youth Fitness Test Battery.

The problem of this thesis is to identify the fitness of the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students when they enter school in September, to compare the physical fitness of the students to that of the national norm of Neilson-Cozens Classification index, and to motivate the pupils toward a higher level of physical fitness.

The following limitations were imposed upon the study: (1) tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade boys in the Lorraine Crosby High School, (2) scores will be compared to the Nielson-Cozens Classification Index and (3) the study was limited to physiological fitness as measured by a tests of physical performance only.

Committee Chair/Advisor

C. A. Wood


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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