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Research Methods in Health Promotion / Edition 1
     

Research Methods in Health Promotion / Edition 1

by Richard A. Crosby, Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar
 

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ISBN-10: 0787976792

ISBN-13: 9780787976798

Pub. Date: 01/23/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Research Methods in Health Promotion provides students (advanced undergraduate and graduate students) and practitioners with basic knowledge and skills regarding the design, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of research in the field of health promotion. Taking the perspective that research involves a predetermined series of well-defined steps, the book

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Research Methods in Health Promotion provides students (advanced undergraduate and graduate students) and practitioners with basic knowledge and skills regarding the design, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of research in the field of health promotion. Taking the perspective that research involves a predetermined series of well-defined steps, the book presents these steps in a sequential format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787976798
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/23/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.63(h) x 1.41(d)

Table of Contents

Figures, Tables, and Boxes.

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

The Editors.

The Contributors.

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PROMOTION RESEARCH.

1. Key Steps in the Research Process (Richard A. Crosby, Ralph J. DiClemente, and Laura F. Salazar).

2. Philosophy of Science and Theory Construction (Laura F. Salazar, Ralph J. DiClemente, and Richard A. Crosby).

3. Ethical Issues in Health Promotion Research (John F. Santelli).

PART TWO: RESEARCH DESIGN.

4. Choosing a Research Design (Laura F. Salazar, Richard A. Crosby, and Ralph J. DiClemente).

5. Conducting Observational Research (Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, and Ralph J. DiClemente).

6. Designing Randomized Controlled Trials in Health Promotion Research (Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar, and Richard A. Crosby).

7. Qualitative Research Strategies and Methods for Health Promotion (Laura F. Salazar, Richard A. Crosby, and Ralph J. DiClemente).

8. Program Evaluation (Nancy Thompson, Michelle C. Kegler, and David R. Holtgrave).

PART THREE: MEASUREMENT, SAMPLING, AND ANALYSIS.

9. Measurement in Health Promotion (Richard R. Clayton and Richard A. Crosby).

10. Improving Validity of Self-Reports for Sensitive Behaviors (Rick S. Zimmerman, Katherine A. Atwood, and Pamela K. Cupp).

11. Principles of Sampling (Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, and Ralph J. DiClemente).

12. Analytic Techniques for Observational Research (Richard A. Crosby, Ralph J. DiClemente, and Laura F. Salazar).

13. Basic Principles of Statistical Analysis for Randomized Controlled Trials (Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar, and Richard A. Crosby).

PART FOUR: CORE SKILLS RELATED TO HEALTH PROMOTION RESEARCH.

14. Introduction to Scientific Writing (Richard A. Crosby, Ralph J. DiClemente, and Laura F. Salazar).

15. Crafting a Successful Research Proposal (Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar, and Richard A. Crosby).

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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