Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1966

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Physical Education

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the attitudes toward physical education of students enrolled in the basic instruction program in physical education at South Dakota State University as determined by the Wear Physical Education Attitude Inventory, Short Form A. The following procedure was employed: On given dates all students enrolled in the basic instruction program were given the Wear Physical Education Attitude Inventory, Short Form A. The data collected were processes by IBM at the office of Machine Records. Data were grouped into age, sex, home state, semester enrolled, colleges attended, participation in high school physical education, and size of high school attended. Calculations of percentages, mean average scores, ranking of the twenty activities, major criticism of instructors, question analysis and comparison with the Oregon study of the 30 Inventory statements were presented. As a result of the findings during this investigation, the following conclusions appear worthwhile. The South Dakota State University indicated a favorable attitude toward physical education. (see more in text)

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Physical education and training -- South Dakota

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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