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Measurement by the Physical Educator: Why and How / Edition 6

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Overview

Measurement and Evaluation by the Physical Educator: Why and How provides a clear, uncomplicated approach to the topic. Through Miller's straightforward explanations, the student will be able to develop the skills to use and interpret fundamental statistics; to select and administer appropriate tests for measurement of physical performances; to interpret the measurement results; and to prescribe programs to meet the needs of the tested individuals. In addition, the student will learn classroom skills and will be able to construct effective objectives and knowledge tests, and evaluate the results. Study aids for reinforcement of chapter objectives are provided throughout the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073376554
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/19/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 919,762
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. David Miller is a Professor of Physical Education at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Dr. Miller is published in professional journals, has coauthored one book, and authored two books. He has taught a measurement and evaluation course for 40 years.

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Table of Contents

1 Measurement, Evaluation, Assessment, and Statistics

2 Describing and Presenting a Distribution of Scores

3 Investigating the Relationship of Scores

4 Investigating the Difference in Scores

5 What is a Good Test?

6 Construction of Knowledge Tests

7 Assessing and Grading the Students

8 Construction and Administration of Psychomotor Tests

9 Agility

10 Balance

11 Cardiorespiratory Fitness

12 Flexibility

13 Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power

14 Anthropometry and Body Composition

15 Physical Fitness

16 Older Adult

17 Special-Needs Populations

18 Sports Skills

19 Affective Behavior
Appendix A Square Root Example
Appendix B Values of the Correlation (r)
Appendix C Critical Values of t (Two-Tailed Test)
Appendix D F-Distribution
Appendix E Values of the Studentized Range (q)
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