I. — What elements or phases of bodily growth, mental alertness, or neuromuscular coordination are neglected, receive least attention, or are perverted in the ordinary regimen of country life? This is considered to be a primary question. As a part of the health program recreation must be based upon a sure knowledge of what it is to correct and prevent as well as what itis to create. This fundamental question raises the following corollary questions: 1. Do farm work and farm life in general promo bodily growth?