Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Physical Education


The purpose of this study is to determine by normative survey technique the attitudes and practices of the men and women athletic coaches toward interscholastic athletics for high school girls, and to (1) discover and show these varying attitudes and practices, (2) evaluate the attitudes and practices on the basis of accepted standards and on scientific research and study, (3) to present some scientific and authoritative views on the subject of competition for girls, (4) to determine the influence of these attitudes and practices on each other, and (5) to offer on the basis of desirable outcomes of education some constructive proposals for changes and improvement as a guide in future planning of the athletic programs in Texas Negro Double A and Tripple A high schools.

This study is limited to the Class "AA" And Class "AAA" Negro high schools in Texas and to the attitudes of the athletic coaches and persons officially connected with the athletic programs in the forty-nine Class "AA" schools and seventeen Class "AAA" high schools....a total of sixty-six schools.

Committee Chair/Advisor

W. J. Nicks


Prairie View A&M College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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