Essentials of research methods in health, physical education, exercise science, and recreation (Book, 2008) [Alabama State University Library]
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Essentials of research methods in health, physical education, exercise science, and recreation

Essentials of research methods in health, physical education, exercise science, and recreation

Author: Kris E Berg; Richard W Latin
Publisher: Philadelphia ; New York (N.Y.) ; London : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, cop. 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd editionView all editions and formats
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"Easy to read, user-friendly, and enlivened with a touch of humor, this text is ideal for learning professionals in health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training, and recreation." "The Third Edition explores a full range of basic topics typically covered in research classes, providing the information and skills needed to write effective research proposals and theses, read and understand published  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kris E Berg; Richard W Latin
ISBN: 9780781770361 078177036X
OCLC Number: 819154594
Description: 1 vol. (XVII-332 p.) : ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to research --
Ethics in human subject research --
Getting started: information retrieval --
The research paper and proposal --
Completing the research paper: results, discussion, conclusion, and references --
Research writing --
Basic statistical concepts --
Central tendency, variability, and the normal curve --
Probability and hypothesis testing --
Relationships and predictions --
Comparing mean scores --
Selected nonparametric statistics --
Measurement and data collection concepts --
Experimental validity and control --
Experimental research and designs --
Nonexperimental or descriptive research --
Qualitative research methods --
Quality control in research --
Assessment and application of research.
Responsibility: Kris E. Berg, ..., Richard W. Latin, ...

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Provides the information and skills needed to write effective research proposals and theses; read, assess, interpret, and apply published research; and, understand how to conduct basic studies in  Read more...
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