Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline

Physical Education


Physical education is one of the newest subjects in the modern educational program. Physical education has a responsibility for concomitant learnings but it has a greater responsibility for physical development of the body. All the many activities of physical education have distinct contributions of their own to make to the development of the individual, as well as general contributions to make to the total education of the individual. Physical education, then, is an area of education which capitalizes upon the use of physical activities which, when properly organized and conducted, become tools and techniques of general education as well.34

This study is designed to determine the students attitude toward physical education at Turner High School, in Carthage, Texas.

Physical education is an important part of general education. However, like any other substance, physical education loses many of its true values if it is separated from other subjects of the general education curriculum. In this study the investigator hopes the students will take Wilkersons' advice "...Adopt vigorous exercise as a part of your way of life."35

The purpose of the study is to analyze stated attitudes toward physical education.

34 Jenny, Loc. cit., 35 Wilkerson, op. cit., p. 17.

Committee Chair/Advisor

Norman J. Johnson

Committee Member

C. A. Wood


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Date of Digitization


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John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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