9780073376554

Measurement by the Physical Educator : Why and How

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073376554

  • ISBN10:

    0073376558

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/19/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Providing a solid foundation in measurement and evaluation, this text helps your students learn how to measure physical performance, construct and select tests, and grade the results. Students also get hands-on experience in practicing with statistical techniques, using the computer, choosing the appropriate test, and designing a new test.

Table of Contents

Measurement, Evaluation, Assessment, and Statistics
Describing and Presenting a Distribution of Scores
Investigating the Relationship of Scores
Investigating the Difference in Scores
What is a Good Test?
Construction of Knowledge Tests
Assessing and Grading the Students
Construction and Administration of Psychomotor Tests
Agility
Balance
Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Flexibility
Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power
Anthropometry and Body Composition
Physical Fitness
Older Adult
Special-Needs Populations
Sports Skills
Affective Behavior
Square Root Example
Values of the Correlation (r)
Critical Values of t (Two-Tailed Test)
F-Distribution
Values of the Studentized Range (q)
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