9780072489033

Conducting and Reading Research in Health and Human Performance with PowerWeb : Health and Human Performance

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072489033

  • ISBN10:

    0072489030

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/10/2001
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

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

6 Reading and Evaluating Research Reports

Part II Types of Research

7 Experimental Research

8 Descriptive Research

9 Qualitative Research

10 Meta-Analysis

11 Additional Research Approaches

Part III Data Analysis

12 Descriptive Data Analysis

13 Inferential Data Analysis

14 Measurement Issues in Research

Part IV The Research Report

15 Writing the Research Report

References

Appendixes

A Critical Values of t

B Critical Values of F

C Critical Values of Chi-Square

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