Conducting & Reading Research In Kinesiology

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-05-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Conducting & Reading Research in Kinesiologyis designed for the first course in research techniques. Students who will be doing research and students who will be consumers of the research of others are the targeted users of Conducting & Reading Research in Kinesiology. The new edition offers real-world examples of research, with particular attention to research in kinesiology.

Table of Contents


PART ONE The Research Process

1 The Nature and Purpose of Research

2 Understanding the Research Process

3 Reviewing the Literature

4 Reading and Evaluating ResearchReports

5 Developing the Research Plan

6 Ethical Concerns in Research

7 Selection of Research Participants: Sampling Procedures

PART TWO Types of Research

8 Experimental Research

9 Descriptive Research

10 Qualitative Research

11 Meta-analysis

12 Historical and Action Research

PART THREE Data Analysis

13 Descriptive Data Analysis

14 Inferential Data Analysis

15 Measurement in Research

PART FOUR Writing and Reporting

16 Developing the Research Proposal

17 Writing the Research Report

Appendix A SPSS for Windows Basics

Appendix B Critical Values of t

Appendix C Critical Values of F

Appendix D Critical Values of Chi-Square




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