WorldCat Identities

Ryan, Frank 1917-

Overview
Works: 25 works in 86 publications in 3 languages and 4,839 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Instructional films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frank Ryan
Gymnastics for girls by Frank Ryan( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sports and psychology by Frank Ryan( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Spanish and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author offers a multidimensional exploration of the major, though elusive role psychology plays in all areas of sports endeavors. Here are in-depth discussions on the incredible role that motivation can play in determining athletic performance; the effect of mental rehearsal in improving actual execution; the personality traits that determine who will excel; the baffling incidence of regression under stress; and the psychological limitations of the athlete. In addition, Dr. Ryan delves into the coach's relationship with the athlete, how to pick the athlete who will do well, and the impact of role playing and psychological barriers on performance.--from inside jacket
Weight training by Frank Ryan( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeks to develop coordinated power in the athlete by means of programed work-outs, analyzing the muscular needs of different sports and offering specific exercises to meet them
Butterfly swimming by Frank Ryan( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides training suggestions for developing and improving the butterfly stroke, the newest and most strenuous of the racing strokes
Backstroke swimming by Frank Ryan( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces modern backstroke techniques in text and photographs
Breaststroke swimming by Frank Ryan( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce breast stroke techniques useful in competition swimming
Pole vault by Frank Ryan( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freestyle swimming by Frank Ryan( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs explain the techniques of correct breathing and proper form in competitive freestyle swimming. Includes poolside exercises
High jump by Frank Ryan( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot-put by Frank Ryan( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the equipment and rules of shot-putting and with the aid of photographs of champions discusses the training for and techniques of this sport
Sprint by Frank Ryan( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the sprint technique which calls for the fastest, most efficient burst of speed possible, stressing that it is a skill anyone can learn
Discus by Frank Ryan( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and photographs introduce the technique of discus throwing
Jumping for joy by Frank Ryan( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and techniques of the four jumps featured in track and field events: the high jump, the pole vault, the long jump, and the triple jump
Swimming skills : freestyle, butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke by Frank Ryan( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hurdles by Bob Myers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Illustrates the techniques of the hurdle through slow motion, stop action, and close-up photography
The Pole vault( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the principles of pole vaulting through slow motion, stop action and close-up shots
The Running broad jump( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the principles of the broad jump in regular motion, slow motion, stop action, and close-up shots of a beginning student
Discus by Al Oerter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the principles of discus throwing. Slow motion, stop action, and close-up shots of beginning students illustrate techniques
Sprinting with Bud Winter : San Jose State University( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot put by Parry O'Brien( Visual )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the principles of shot put using slow motion, stop action, and close-up shots
 
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