Measurement by the Physical Educator: Why and How

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/28/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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The purpose of this text is to help the physical education, exercise science, or kinesiology major develop the necessary confidence and skills to conduct measurement techniques properly and effectively. However, more than just measurement techniques are presented. Emphasis is placed upon the reasons for the measurement and the responsibilities after measurement is completed. These inclusions should help the student develop an appreciation of the need for measurement in a variety of settings. In addition, every effort has been made to present all the material in an uncomplicated way, and only practical measurement techniques are included.

Table of Contents

1 Measurement, Evaluation, Assessment, and Statistics

2 Describing and Presenting a Distribution of Scores

3 Investigating the Relationship of Scores

4 Investigating the Difference in Scores

5 What is a Good Test?

6 Construction of Knowledge Tests

7 Assessing and Grading the Students

8 Construction and Administration of Psychomotor Tests

9 Agility

10 Balance

11 Cardiorespiratory Fitness

12 Flexibility

13 Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power

14 Anthropometry and Body Composition

15 Physical Fitness

16 Older Adult

17 Special-Needs Populations

18 Sports Skills

19 Affective Behavior

Appendix A Square Root Example

Appendix B Values of the Correlation (r)

Appendix C Critical Values of t (Two-Tailed Test)

Appendix D F-Distribution

Appendix E Values of the Studentized Range (q)

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