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Conducting and Reading Research in Health and Human Performance

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Designed for the first course in research methods, this text shows students how to conduct and read research, design research tools, and evaluate results in health, kinesiology, exercise science, recreation, dance, and all other areas of human performance--providing comprehensive coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research methods.

About the Author

After receiving his Ph.D. at the University of Iowa, Ted Baumgartner taught measurement and statistics classes in the School of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at Indiana University for ten years. Since 1977 he has taught research, measurement, and statistics classes in the Department of Exercise Science at The University of Georgia. Ted started the Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science journal and was the first editor. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Many of the measurement specialists in physical education and exercise science received their doctoral training with Ted.

Table of Contents

Part I The Research Process

1 The Nature and Purpose of Research

2 The Research Problem

3 Searching the Literature

4 Developing the Research Plan

5 Ethical Concerns in Research

6 Selection of Research Participants: Sampling Procedures

7 Reading and Evaluating Research Reports

Part II Types of Research

8 Experimental Research

9 Descriptive Research

10 Qualitative Research

11 Meta-Analysis

12 Additional Research Approaches

Part III Data Analysis

13 Descriptive Data Analysis

14 Inferential Data Analysis

15 Measurement in Research

Part IV The Research Report

16 Developing the Research Proposal

17 Writing the Research Report

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072972900
Author:
Cabral, Trish
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Author:
Hensley, Larry D.
Author:
Hensley, Larry
Author:
Baumgartner, Ted A.
Author:
Baumgartner, Ted
Author:
Strong, Clinton H.
Author:
Strong, Clinton
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Physical Education
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Medicine -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Health -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Publication Date:
July 2005
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.38x7.56x.89 in. 1.98 lbs.

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