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Development and evaluation of nutrexercise
To evaluate the effectiveness and efficacy of both the intervention and administrative components of a weight control program, 37 obese subjects participated in 10 or 12 week treatment programs based on nutrition, ...
Descriptive study of physical recreation activity interests for summer school graduate students at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
The purpose of this study was to design, develop, and administer a recreation interest survey to examine the distribution of summer school graduate students' participation levels in selected physical recreation activities. ...
Factors influencing mercury accumulation in yellow perch (Perca flavescens) and aufwuchs in selected north-central Wisconsin lakes
I studied mercury (Hg) accumulation in yellow perch (Perca flavescens) and aufwuchs in 11 lakes with a broad range of pH (5.1 to 7.8) and alkalinity (-12 to 769 ueq/L) in north-central Wisconsin. Mercury uptake was greatest ...
Comparison of Three Hydrostatic Weighing Methods
This study compared hydrostatic weighing (HW) at residual volume (RV), total lung capacity (TLC)-dry and TLC-wet in the determination of body density (00) and percent body fat (%BF). Considering the comfort of the submerged ...
A survey of the opinions of state Department of Public Instruction officials concerning the advantages and disadvantages of using minimum competency tests as a criterion for high school graduation
The purpose of this study was to determine the opinions of state departments of public instruction officials toward utilizing minimum competency examinations as a criterion for high school graduation. This study also ...
The effects of a pre-season conditioning program and a season of competition on selected physical fitness measures of women intercollegiate basketball players
This study measured the effects of a pre-season conditioning program and a season of competition on 6 elements of physical fitness. Cardio-vascular endurance, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance of right and left ...
Training effects of water aerobics compared to aerobic dance
Eleven untrained female Ss were studied to determine if water aerobics would elicit cardiorespiratory and body composition changes similar to those elicited by aerobic dance. The Ss ranged in age from 18 to 22 yr and ...
The Maximal Aerobic Capacity of Young Males, Aged 8-12
Thirty-nine males, 8 (n=4), 9 (n=5), 10 (n=9), 11 (n=ll) and 12 (n=10) yrs, were tested for voli tional V02 max using the Bar-Or treadmill protocol (Skinner et al ., 1971). The following variables were compared: ht, wt, % ...
Fine Print no. 2, Fall 1988
(Murphy Library, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 1988)
Effects of an eight-week stretching and strengthening program on ADL, flexibility, and strength measures of adults aged 60 - 85
This study was conducted to determine the effects of a stretching and strength program on activities of daily living (ADL), flexibility and strength measures in the elderly. Twenty-one experimental (E) Ss, 19 females and ...