Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance / Edition 4

Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance / Edition 4

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by James Morrow, Jr., Allen Jackson, James Disch, Dale Mood
     
 

Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Fourth Edition, introduces students to tests and measurements as well as statistical decision making and interpretation with regard to human performance problems in the areas of kinesiology, physical education, health, and fitness.

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Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Fourth Edition, introduces students to tests and measurements as well as statistical decision making and interpretation with regard to human performance problems in the areas of kinesiology, physical education, health, and fitness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736090391
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
11/12/2010
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
258,590
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to Tests and Measurements in Human Performance

Chapter 1. Concepts in Tests and Measurement

Nature of Measurement and Evaluation

Purposes of Measurement, Testing, and Evaluation

Domains of Human Performance

Summary

Chapter 2. Using Technology in Measurement and Evaluation

Using Microcomputers to Analyze Data

Using PASW

Downloading Data Matrices

Summary

Part II. Basic Statistical Concepts

Chapter 3. Descriptive Statistics and the Normal Distribution

Scales of Measurement

Summation Notation

Reporting Data

Central Tendency

Distribution Shapes

Variability

Standard Scores

Normal-Curve Areas (z Table)

Summary

Chapter 4. Correlation and Prediction

Correlation Coefficient

Calculating r

Prediction

Multiple Correlation or Multiple Regression

Summary

Chapter 5. Inferential Statistics

Hypothesis Testing

Independent and Dependent Variables

Overview of Hypotheses Testing and Inferential Statistics

Selected Statistical Tests

Summary

Part III. Reliability and Validity Theory

Chapter 6. Norm-Referenced Reliability and Validity

Reliability

Validity

Applied Reliability and Validity Measures

Summary

Chapter 7. Criterion-Referenced Reliability and Validity

Developing Criterion-Referenced Standards

Development of Criterion-Referenced Testing

Statistical Analysis of CRTs

Statistical Techniques to Use With CRTs

CRT Examples

Applying Criterion-Referenced Standards to Epidemiology

Summary

Part IV. Human Performance Applications

Chapter 8. Developing Written Tests and Surveys

Planning the Test

Constructing and Scoring the Test

Administering the Test

Analyzing the Test

Item Analysis

Sources of Written Tests

Questionnaires

Summary

Chapter 9. Physical Fitness and Activity Assessment in Adults

Health-Related Physical Fitness

Establishing the Risk for Fitness Testing

Measuring Aerobic Capacity

Measuring Body Composition

Measuring Muscular Strength and Endurance

Measuring Flexibility

Health-Related Fitness Batteries

Physical Fitness Assessment in Older Adults

Older Adult Fitness Battery

Special Populations

Measuring Physical Activity

Certification Programs

Summary

Chapter 10. Physical Fitness and Activity Assessment in Youth

Health-Related Fitness and Motor Fitness

Norms Versus Criterion-Referenced Standards

Normative Data

Youth Fitness Test Batteries

FITNESSGRAM

Variable Standards in Youth Fitness Tests

Enhancing Reliable and Valid Fitness Test Results With Children

Special Children

Measuring Physical Activity in Youth

Summary

Chapter 11. Assessment of Sports Skills and Motor Abilities

Guidelines for Sport Skills and Motor Performance Tests

Effective Testing Procedures

Developing Psychomotor Tests

Issues in Skills Testing

Skills Test Classification

Testing Motor Abilities

Purposes of Human Performance Analysis

Summary

Chapter 12. Psychological Measurements in Sports and Exercise

Robert S. Weinberg

Sport Psychology: Performance Enhancement and Mental Health

Trait Versus State Measures

General Versus Sport-Specific Measures

Cautions in Using Psychological Tests

Quantitative Versus Qualitative Measurement

Scales Used in Sport and Exercise Psychology

General Psychological Scales Used in Sport and Exercise

Summary

Chapter 13. Classroom Grading: A Summative Evaluation

Evaluations and Standards

Process of Grading

Determining Instructional Objectives

Consistency in Grading

Grading Mechanics

Summary

Chapter 14. Performance-Based Assessment: Alternative Assessments for Measurement and Evaluation

Jacalyn Lund

Impetus for Developing a New Type of Assessment

Types of Performance-Based Assessment

Establishing Criteria for Judging Performance-Based Assessments

Subjectivity: A Criticism of Performance-Based Assessments

Selecting Appropriate Performance-Based Assessments

Issues to Consider When Developing Performance-Based Assessments

Improving Assessment Practices in Physical Education Settings

Summary

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