Lately, In accordance with the world currency of making approach to sports in scientific way, there has also exhibited a tendency twardards this direction in Korean physical education, and some two hundred articales and theses have been published every year in these days. Since it is supposed to be significant to arrange and classify these articles and dissertations published so far in this field, and review the proves of development of the study in Korean physical education, here collected 1258 theses in this field published from 1945 to 1974 and classified by the publishing year, journal, subject of research work. research work, research method, research object, items of the atheltic sports obtaining such results as follows; 1. The number of the articles and theses by year is; 64 theses(4.98%) until 1960. 108 theses (8.34%) in 1963. 201 theses(15.97%) in 1972. 2. of 1258 articles and theses, 494 were published in general work collections or magazines : 90 ware in research reports with government supplied research fund and 269 submitted for M. A. Degree. of the articles and these publisical journals 159 are in Report on Physical Fitness of Korean Athletes, 38 are in The Cheyuk(Physical Education), 82 are in Korea Physical Education Assoication Journal, and 26 are in School of Physical Education Research Works. 3. The number of research works classified by subject is as follows: Research works on physical strength are 253 (20.11%), research works on physiology are 139 (11.04%), those on athletic game are 109(8.66%), those on dancing are 91(7.23%), those on athletic skill are 89(7.07%). 4. The number of works classifried by research method is as follows: Articles in discourse style are 274(35.86%), research works by the way of measurement are 265 (34.69%). out of 266 these of which objects are manifested. 5. The number of research works classified by research object is as follows : The objects of research for non-champion athletes are 266 (66.18%), those for champion athelets are 126 (31.34%), and only ten are for animls. 6. Out of 1258 theses in the field of physical education research, the number of those realted with athletic item are 127(10.96%), and the order and number by division of item isas follows, athletics: 26; gymnatics: 19; soccer: 11; weight-lifting: 10. 7. The order and number of articles and theses published by research institution or school is as follows: 166 (22.49%) by Kyunghee University, 101 (13.68%) by Seoul University, 71 by Ehwa Women's University, 56 (7.58%) by Yonsei University, Mecical College, 34(4.60%) by Seoul University, Medical College. 8. The firsts journal of physical education published in Korea is The CHEYUK(1955) by Korea Physical Education Association. 9. The first Korean Research Institute of Physical Education was founded in by Korea Physical Education Institute attached to Kyunghee University in April 7. 1964.