Designed for the first course in research methods, this text shows students how to conduct research, design research tools, and evaluate results in health, kinesiology, exercise science, recreation, dance, and all other areas of human performance areas. Provides comprehensive coverage of quantitative and qualitative research methods. New texts now come packaged with Health & Human Performance PowerWeb!
Table of Contents
Part I The Research Process
1 The Nature and Purpose of Research
2 The Research Problem
3 Selected Elements of the Research Process
4 Ethical Concerns in Research
5 Selection of Research Participants: Sampling Procedures