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This easy-to-read, user-friendly text is ideal for professionals in health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training, and recreation. The text explores the full range of basic topics typically covered in research courses in exercise science, kinesiology, and physical education. The book provides the information and skills needed to write effective research proposals and theses; read, assess, interpret, and apply published research; and understand how to conduct basic studies in health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training, and recreation. The goal is prepare Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation students to be effective producers and consumers of research.
Table of Contents
|Introductory Concepts||p. 1|
|Introduction to Research||p. 3|
|Ethics in Human Subject Research||p. 17|
|Research Writing||p. 25|
|Getting Started: Information Retrieval||p. 27|
|The Research Paper and Proposal||p. 35|
|Completing the Research Paper: Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and References||p. 48|
|Research Writing||p. 57|
|Basic Statistical Concepts||p. 73|
|Central Tendency, Variability, and the Normal Curve||p. 85|
|Probability and Hypothesis Testing||p. 102|
|Relationships and Predictions||p. 121|
|Comparing Mean Scores||p. 145|
|Selected Nonparametric Statistics||p. 170|
|Measurement and Research Design||p. 185|
|Measurement and Data Collection Concepts||p. 187|
|Experimental Validity and Control||p. 201|
|Experimental Research and Designs||p. 216|
|Nonexperimental or Descriptive Research||p. 229|
|Qualitative Research Methods||p. 245|
|Quality Control and Application of Research||p. 257|
|Quality Control in Research||p. 259|
|Assessment and Application of Research||p. 268|
|Statistics Tables||p. 291|
|Answers to Statistics Exercises||p. 301|
|Sample Consent Form and Sample Letters||p. 305|
|References and Selected Readings||p. 317|
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