Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Physical Education


The aim of education is to provide for optimum, mental, physical, emotional, social growth and development of each individual to the end that he may gain increasing control over his own behavior and make satisfactory adjustments to an ever-changing society. The particular contribution of physical education to this total aim of education is the possession of enough strength, speed, agility, endurance, and skill to meet the maximum demands of the day, in work and in play.

Purpose and need of the study

A physical education program is especially needed in the Goliad colored high school. First, the school has an enrollment of one hundred students need education for leisure time. Third, a physical education program will furnish recreation for the body and mind. Fourth, such a program will develop strong muscles, health habits, and skills. Fifth, it will improve personal appearances and sixth, it will prepare the students for better community participation after graduation.

Committee Chair/Advisor

W.J. Hicks

Committee Member

J.N. Stevens

Committee Member

C.A. Woods


Prairie View State Agriculture And Mechanical College


© 2021 Prairie View A & M University

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.