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PHYSICAL EDUCATION

EVERETT C. BEACH, M.D., Director of Physical Education, Los Angeles High School.

WILLIAM G. ANDERSON, M.D., Director of Gymnasium, Yale University. CLARK W. HETHERINGTON, Ph.D., Joseph Fels Endowment in Play and Educational Athletics.

WILLIAM L. ANDERSON, A.B., Instructor in Physical Education in the Summer Session.

SIGNE E. HAGELTHORN, Instructor in Physical Education, Los Angeles Intermediate Schools.

Mrs. MARION R. MORGAN, Instructor in Physical Education, Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles.

HELEN HARRINGTON, A.B., Instructor in Physical Education in the Summer Session.

GRACE WORTHEN, Instructor in Physical Education, San Diego State Normal School.

Student Assistants: Miss WINIFRED VON HAGEN, Miss JESSIE ADAMSON, Miss OLIVE S. MCCULLEY, Miss MAY MORGAN, Mr. ROY L. HASLETT, Mr. MARCUS LEE.

Students who wish to take the complete course in Physical Education, extending over three years, should plan their work according to the following programme:

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14. Gymnasium Methods, Organization and Equipment 15. Special Hygiene

16. Health Supervision of Schools

Practice:

17. Schoolroom Gymnastics

18. Advanced Gymnastics

19. Advanced Folk Dancing 20. Therapeutic Gymnastics 21. Aesthetic Gymnastics

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22. Practice in Teaching

SPECIAL COURSES

23. Recreative Gymnastics

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Students are required to undergo a physical examination before work may be taken in the gymnasium, in order that exercises as nearly adapted as possible to individual needs may be prescribed.

A fee of 50 cents is required for the use of locker and towels. The regular gymnasium suit costs from $3.50 to $5. Fees are to be paid at the office of the Comptroller.

Gymnasium costumes, which will be required in all practical courses except courses 24 and 25, should be provided in advance. There will be no time to have them made after the Summer Session opens.

Swimming suits should be procured before the opening of the Summer Session by all who expect to take course 25.

Those expecting to take the playground courses should provide themselves with appropriate costumes for such games as basket-ball, baseball, running and jumping.

The University tennis courts will be open during the entire session and those who have tennis racquets should bring them.

No auditors will be admitted to the Folk Dancing or Aesthetic courses except by permission from the Dean.

The following courses are required for playground certificate: courses 3, 5, 6, 11, and 12.

Slight changes in the following programme may be expected. The hour of the day and the place where instruction is given will be stated in the final schedule published at the opening of the session.

1. Anatomy and Kinesiology.

Miss HAGELTHORN. Essentials of anatomy as it relates to physical education; osteology, articulations, muscles and fascia, blood and vascular system, voice and respiration; anatomy of the inguinal region; analysis of the movements of the body, their origin, sequence of development and mechanism. 2 units.

M Tu W Th F.

2. Physiology. (See Physiology 2.)

3. The Nature, Function, and Administration of Play.

Professor HETHERINGTON.

Play tendencies by age periods; the function of play in the life of the young; the relation of play to formal education and child welfare; play; social-recreation, customs of the people, and Democracy; civilization and factors controlling the effective develop ment of play habits; education for play; the play organizer in relation to social engineering; principles controlling the practical conduct of play, and the administration of play centers; play as a social function. (This course is intended for the general teacher as well as for those who may be preparing for the profession of director and supervisor of playgrounds.) 2 units.

M Tu W Th F.

4A. Elementary Gymnastics.

Dr. ANDERSON.

All forms of elementary work with both light and heavy apparatus, including bells, wands, swords, clubs, and beginning exercises on the bars, rings, horses, ropes, etc. Particular attention is paid to the general carriage and physical control of the teacher. Special stress is laid upon form and finish and the anatomical application or value of the movements selected. 1 unit.

M W F.

4B. Elementary Gymnastics.

Miss HAGELTHORN.

Simple fancy steps and gymnastic dancing, marching, floor formations, free hand calisthenics. Elements of Swedish gymnastics. 1

unit.

Tu Th S.

5. Plays and Games.

Professor HETHERINGTON.

A practical course in plays and games, selected and arranged to meet the conditions of the playground and schoolroom. Particular attention will be given to activities for younger children and the selection of such games as will employ a large number in a limited space. 1 unit.

M W F.

6. Practice in Teaching.

This course will be given in two divisions, one division taking the work Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; the other division on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. One half-hour of each day's work will be devoted to conferences and demonstration on the playground before the children are admitted. 1 unit.

4 hours,

days a week, on model playground, 1-5:30.

7. Physical Diagnosis and Anthropometry.

Dr. ANDERSON.

Signs and symptoms indicating physical defects, with simple tests for their detection. Practice in determining the normal measurements of the child. 1 unit. Prerequisite: courses 1 and 2.

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Simple Gilbert series. Simple folk dances

Aesthetic dancing, rhythmic movements of body and arms combined

with fancy steps.

adapted to meet the playground and schoolroom needs. This course is intended to prepare for the advanced courses in aesthetic gymnastics and folk dancing. 1 unit.

MW F.

10A. Advanced Gymnastics.

Dr. ANDERSON.

Continuation of course 4A. The advanced movements that call for high coördination, skill, a knowledge of the laws of progression (force, extent and duration of movement). Free work, bells, clubs, wands, fencing. Analysis and synthesis of simple and complicated movements of all kinds of so-called heavy apparatus (horse, rings, bars). The methods used with advanced pupils are essentially normal, attention being given to clearness, brevity, methods of arousing and holding the attention. 1 unit. Prerequisite: course 4A. M W F.

10B. Advanced Gymnastics.

Miss HAGELTHORN. Continuation of course 4в. Advanced Swedish gymnastics, including the boom, vaulting box, stall bars, ropes and ladders. 1 unit. Prerequisite: course 4B.

Tu Th S.

11. Athletics.

Miss WORTHEN and Mr. ANDERSON.

Track and field activities. This course will be given in two sections, one for playground purposes, and the other for high school and college coaches. 1 unit.

Tu Th.

12. Organized Playground Games.

Miss WORTHEN.

Team games appropriate for contests; baseball, basket-ball, captain ball, curtain-ball, field hockey and soccer football. 1 unit.

M Tu W Th F S. Two divisions.

13. Practice in Teaching with Criticism.

Dr. ANDERSON and Miss HAGELTHORN. Members of the classes will be called upon to prepare and teach lessons in gymnastics. Criticisms will follow the teaching. Such topics as the preparation of the lesson, order and sequence of movements, clearness in presenting the work, the value of the exercises, the use of the voice, the individual presence, mannerisms, acquired or innate skill in performing the exercises, etc., will receive special attention. Practice in teaching will include the normal methods that will help the teacher in handling classes in

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