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Author: Richard Joseph Donnelly; William G Helms; Elmer D Mitchell
Publisher: New York, Ronald Press Co. [1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Games
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Donnelly, Richard Joseph, 1919-
Active games and contests.
New York, Ronald Press Co. [1958]
(OCoLC)572604360
Online version:
Donnelly, Richard Joseph, 1919-
Active games and contests.
New York, Ronald Press Co. [1958]
(OCoLC)629118503
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Joseph Donnelly; William G Helms; Elmer D Mitchell
OCLC Number: 376577
Notes: "Earlier edition by Bernard S. Mason and Elmer D. Mitchell."
Description: 672 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: 1. Games and contests --
2. Contests of the running type : Track events ; Novelty activities ; Stilt contests --
3. Riding contests : Roller skate events ; Bicycle events ; Scooter and wagon contests ; Pogo stick contests --
4. Jumping, vaulting, and climbing contests : Jumping and vaulting contests ; Rope jumping and skipping contests ; Climbing contests --
5. Throwing, catching, and shooting contests : Elementary throwing events ; Baseball and softball throwing events ; Football throwing events ; Basketball throwing events ; Medicine ball throwing contests ; Field meet throwing events ; Dart throwing events ; Boomerang throwing contests ; Axe throwing contests --
6. Striking, swinging, and kicking contests : Striking and swinging contests: baseball, tennis, volleyball, golf, field hockey ; Kicking contests: football (punt, drop kick, place kick), soccer, speedball --
7. Contests based on handling mechanical objects : Archery events ; Rifle shooting events ; Trap shooting events ; Blowgun shooting contests ; bait and fly casting events ; Top spinning events ; Kite flying events ; Rope spinning activities ; Model airplane and balloon flying events --
8. Pushing, pulling, butting, and lifting contests : Pushing and pulling contests ; Butting contests ; Weight lifting events --
9. Track meets and sport meets : Track and field meets ; Sport meets --
Contests between groups : 10. Mass contests --
11. Individual competition points scored per team --
12. Conduct of relays : Track relays ; Suggestions for conducting minor relays ; Methods of conducting relays --
13. Relays based primarily on locomotion : Standard relays ; Novelty running relays ; Animal imitation relays ; Stunt imitation relays ; Obstacle relays ; Impeded progress relays ; Novelty tandem relays ; Riding relays: roller skate, scooter, skipmobile --
14. Striking, kicking, and butting relays : Elementary relays ; Field hockey relays ; Soccer relays --
15. Object passing and handling relays : Passing relays ; Object passing and locomotion relays ; Object handling relays --
16. Throwing and running relays : Throwing relays ; Throwing and locomotion relays --
Games resembling contests : 17. Bowling games --
18. Golf games --
19. Pitching, propelling, and special skill games : Pitching games ; Propelling games ; Special skill games --
Goal, tag, and combat games : 20. Goal games : Games with few players active ; Games with all players active --
21. Tag games : Group I: runner chases a few ; Group II: winner or loser starts a new game ; Group III: runner shifts his liability to be tagged ; Group IV: player finds ways to be exempt from tagging ; Group V: players cooperate rather than compete ; Group VI: players work as teams in capture and escape --
22. Combat games : Wrestling ; Boxing ; Fencing ; Minor combats --
Team games : 23. Games of the baseball type : Major games of the baseball type ; Minor games of the baseball type ; Cricket and related games ; Baseball lead-up contests --
24. Games of the tennis type : Net games ; Wall games ; Other games of the tennis type ; Contests of the tennis type --
25. Games of the soccer type : Soccer and variations ; Speedball and variations ; Field-handball games ; Soccer and speedball lead-up contests --
26. Games of the football type : Football and variations ; Minor games of the football type ; Football lead-up contests --
27. Games of the hockey type : Principal games of the hockey type ; Minor games of the hockey type ; Hockey lead-up contests --
28. Games of the basketball type : Basketball and variations ; Games for hitting spaces or objects ; Games for throwing over an obstacle ; Games for passing to target players ; Elementary games for skills ; Basketball lead-up contests --
29. Water and winter activities : Water activities : Swimming strokes ; Standard swimming contests ; Competitive diving events ; Synchronized swimming events ; Novelty swimming contests-individual ; Novelty swimming contests-groups ; Novelty diving contests ; Water games ; Log rolling activities ; Canoe contests and games --
30. Winter activities : Ice skating contests ; Sled contests ; Ski and snowshoe races ; Snow contests ; Ice games ; Snow games ; Winter carnivals.
Responsibility: [by] Richard J. Donnelly, William G. Helms [and] Elmer D. Mitchell.

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