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Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance

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Edition:
2nd
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9780736031882

ISBN10:
073603188X
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
6/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Human Kinetics
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Summary

Univ. of North Texas. Textbook, for students, presents a comprehensive foundation of basic measurement concepts. Offers practical physical education and human performance problems and solutions spanning the content areas of kinesiology, physical education, and health and fitness. Includes activities and learning aids. Previous edition: c1995.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Credits xv
PART I BASIC TOOLS IN MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION
Introduction to Tests and Measurements
2(12)
The Nature of Measurement and Evaluation
4(3)
Purposes of Measurement, Testing, and Evaluation
7(2)
Domains of Human Performance
9(5)
Using Technology in Measurement and Evaluation
14(16)
Becoming Computer Literate
17(1)
Using Microcomputers to Analyze Data
18(4)
Using SPSS for Windows
22(5)
Creating Data Matrices
27(3)
Descriptive Statistics and the Normal Distribution
30(20)
Scales of Measurement
32(1)
Summation Notation
33(1)
Reporting Data
33(2)
Central Tendency
35(1)
Distribution Shapes
36(2)
Variability
38(4)
Standard Scores
42(1)
Normal-Curve Areas (The z Table)
43(7)
Correlation and Prediction
50(14)
The Correlation Coefficient
52(2)
Calculating r
54(4)
Prediction
58(4)
Multiple Correlation
62(2)
Inferential Statistics
64(17)
Hypothesis Testing
66(2)
Independent and Dependent Variables
68(1)
Selected Statistical Tests
69(12)
PART II RELIABILITY, VALIDITY, AND GRADING 81(94)
Norm-Referenced Measurement
82(24)
Reliability
85(11)
Validity
96(6)
Applied Reliability and Validity Measures
102(4)
Criterion-Referenced Measurement
106(20)
Developing Criterion-Referenced Standards
109(1)
Historical Background
109(3)
Development of Criterion-Referenced Testing
112(1)
Statistical Analysis of CRTs
113(2)
Statistical Techniques to Use With CRTs
115(11)
Grading: A Summative Evaluation
126(24)
Evaluations and Standards
129(1)
The Process of Grading
130(1)
Determining Instructional Objectives
130(5)
Consistency in Grading
135(1)
Grading Mechanics
135(15)
Alternative Assessment
150(25)
Recent Trends in Educational Assessment
154(1)
Alternative Assessment of Psychomotor Skills
155(5)
Establishing Criteria for Judging Alternative Assessments
160(5)
Alternative Assessment Techniques
165(5)
Guidelines for Developing Alternative Assessments
170(2)
Improving Alternative Assessment
172(3)
PART III APPLICATIONS OF MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION 175(186)
Measuring Cognitive Objectives With Written Tests
176(46)
Planning the Test
179(8)
Constructing and Scoring the Test
187(18)
Administering the Test
205(3)
Analyzing the Test
208(2)
Item Analysis
210(5)
Sources of Written Tests
215(1)
Questionnaires
216(6)
Physical Fitness and Activity Assessment in Adults
222(50)
Health-Related Physical Fitness
225(1)
Apparently Healthy People
226(1)
Measuring Aerobic Capacity
227(8)
Measuring Body Composition
235(8)
Measuring Muscular Strength and Endurance
243(9)
Measuring Flexibility
252(2)
Health-Related Fitness Batteries
254(1)
Physical Fitness Assessment in Older Adults
255(2)
The Older Adult Fitness Battery
257(9)
Special Populations
266(1)
Measuring Physical Activity
267(3)
Certification Programs
270(1)
A Practical Health-Related Fitness Battery
271(1)
Physical Fitness and Activity Assessment in Youth
272(26)
Health-Related Fitness and Motor Fitness
276(1)
Norms Versus Criterion-Referenced Standards
277(1)
Normative Data
278(2)
Youth Fitness Test Batteries
280(2)
Fitnessgram
282(6)
Variable Standards in Youth Fitness Tests
288(2)
Enhancing Reliable and Valid Fitness Test Results With Children
290(1)
Special Children
290(2)
Measuring Physical Activity in Youth
292(6)
Assessment of Sport Skills and Motor Abilities
298(32)
Guidelines for Sport Skills and Motor Performance Tests
300(1)
Effective Testing Procedures
301(2)
Developing Psychomotor Tests
303(2)
Issues in Skills Testing
305(2)
Skills Test Classification
307(12)
Testing Motor Abilities
319(4)
Purposes of Human Performance Analysis
323(7)
Psychological Measurements in Sport and Exercise
330(31)
Sport Psychology: Performance Enhancement and Mental Health
332(1)
Trait Versus State Measures
333(1)
General Versus Sport-Specific Measures
334(1)
Cautions in Using Psychological Tests
335(2)
Quantitative Versus Qualitative Measurement
337(4)
Scales Used in Sport and Exercise Psychology
341(13)
General Psychological Scales Used in Sport and Exercise
354(7)
Glossary 361(4)
References 365(6)
Index 371(11)
About the Authors 382


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