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The Department of Physical Education and Hygiene in Amherst College.

by Hitchcock, Edward

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Published by Rand, Avery, & Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amherst College. Dept. of Physical Education and Hygiene

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Prof. Edward Hitchcock, M.D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV367.A5 H5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6981319M
    LC Control Number07007343
    OCLC/WorldCa1181528

    Department of History including Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology Alternate: H.N. Bahuguna Garhwal University. Dept. of History including Ancient Indian History, Culture, and Archaeology (1 record) Department of Hygiene and Physical Education in Amherst College Alternate: Amherst College.   Physical education is academic discipline influencing the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains, promoting the development of the total individual by means of selected movement experiences and physical activities. As a structured portion of education, it has been in existence only about years when a department of Physical Education and Hygiene was established at Amherst College .

    teacher of PE and director of the department of hygiene and physical culture (this was the first department of its kind) at Amherst College; he is the one to thank for physical fitness tests; he personalized his hygiene program for each students by using anthropometric measurements; first president of AAHPERD (elected at the Adelphi Conference); his system: collected pre- and post. Department of Physical Education and Hygiene in Amherst College. First issued by the class of while juniors. Amherst, MA, Flint A. A Text-Book of Human Physiology; Designed for the Use of Practitioners and Students of Medicine. New York: D. Appleton, (2nd ed., rev. and cor. ; 3rd ed., rev. and cor.

    Caption title; signed by author on p. 3. Report of the professor of physical education and hygiene to the trustees of Amherst College for the year The Amherst College Department of Physical Education and Hygiene was established in and was the first department of its kind in the country. The importance placed on physical education and exercise at the College led to athletic competitions with other nearby institutions, a practice that was uncommon in the United States prior to the.


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The Department of Physical Education and Hygiene in Amherst College by Hitchcock, Edward Download PDF EPUB FB2

Amherst College Department of Hygiene and Physical Education was formed in ; it was the first physical education program at an institution of higher education in the United States. The first professor in the department was John W.

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Dept. of Physical Education and Hygiene. [from old catalog]; Hitchcock, Edward, ; YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Pages: 1. Author(s): Hitchcock,Edward,; Seelye,H H(Hiram Henry),; Amherst College. Department of Hygiene and Physical Education.

Title(s): An anthropometric manual: giving the average and mean physical measurements and tests of male college students and methods of securing them/ by Dr.

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Coauthored text on exercise physiology. In he was called to Amherst to head the newly created Department of Physical Education and Hygiene, the first of its kind in the country. Hitchcock believed in the importance of sound physical health for college students so that the mind could accomplish its best work and the students could look forward to "the promised labor of a long life.".

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