Research methods in physical activity (Book, 2011) [Alabama State University Library]
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Research methods in physical activity

Author: Jerry R Thomas; Jack K Nelson; Stephen J Silverman
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
Summary:
This new edition covers a broader variety of disciplines including exercise science, kinesiology, movement studies, physical education, sport science and sport studies.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry R Thomas; Jack K Nelson; Stephen J Silverman
ISBN: 9780736089395 073608939X
OCLC Number: 614396799
Description: xiii, 457 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction to research in physical activity --
Developing the problem and using the literature --
Presenting the problem --
Formulating the method --
Ethical issues in research and scholarship --
Becoming acquainted with statistical concepts --
Statistical issues in research planning and evaluation --
Relationships among variables --
Differences among groups --
Nonparametric techniques --
Measuring research variables --
Historical research in physical activity --
Philosophic research in physical activity --
Research synthesis (meta-analysis) --
Surveys --
Other descriptive research methods --
Physical activity epidemiology research --
Experimental and quasi-experimental research --
Qualitative research --
Mixed-methods research --
Completing the research process --
Ways of reporting research.
Responsibility: Jerry R. Thomas, Jack K. Nelson, Stephen J. Silverman.

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This new edition covers a broader variety of disciplines including exercise science, kinesiology, movement studies, physical education, sport science and sport studies.
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