Measurement for Evaluation in Physical Education And Exercise Science

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-08-14
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Developed to help students master the essential content, principles, and concepts that will make them effective evaluators, this text provides the practical skills and materials they will need--whether they become teachers or work in exercise science.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction

1 Measurement and Evaluation in a Changing Society

Part 2 Quantitative Aspects of Measurement

2 Statistical Tools in Evaluation

3 Reliability and Objectivity

4 Validity

5 Test Characteristics, Administration, and Interpretation

Part 3 Measuring and Evaluating Physical Attributes

6 School-Based Evaluation

7 Authentic and Alternative Assessment

8 Evaluating Skill Achievement

9 Measuring Physical Activity

10 Measuring Physical Abilities

11 Evaluating Aerobic Fitness

12 Evaluating Body Composition

13 Evaluating Youth Fitness and Physical Activity

14 Adult and Older Adult Fitness

15 Applications to Persons with Disabilities

Part 4 Cognitive and Affective Testing

16 Evaluating Knowledge

17 Exercise Psychological Measurement



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