Physical Therapy Research: Principles and Applications / Edition 2

Physical Therapy Research: Principles and Applications / Edition 2

by Russell Carter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721669638

ISBN-13: 9780721669632

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The New Edition of this text presents physical therapy research in a clear and concise manner. It aids the user in reading and interpreting published research and in designing and implementing research studies. Guidelines for applying research principles and a sample research paper and presentation are included. This edition presents updated reference sections

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The New Edition of this text presents physical therapy research in a clear and concise manner. It aids the user in reading and interpreting published research and in designing and implementing research studies. Guidelines for applying research principles and a sample research paper and presentation are included. This edition presents updated reference sections covering the reemergence of the case study as a valid form of scholarship and the continuing interest in outcomes research. Also features a glossary that defines research terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721669632
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1Research Fundamentals
1Research in Physical Therapy3
2Theory in Physical Therapy Research15
3Research Ethics27
Sect. 2Research Design
4Research Problems, Questions, and Hypotheses41
5Research Paradigms49
6Design Overview62
7Research Validity77
8Selection and Assignment of Subjects95
Sect. 3Experimental Designs
9Group Designs115
10Single-System Design125
Sect. 4Nonexperimental Designs
11Overview of Nonexperimental Research137
12Clinical Case Reports148
13Qualitative Research154
14Epidemiology170
15Outcomes Research189
16Survey Research204
Sect. 5Measurement
17Measurement Theory221
18Methodological Research239
19Measurement Tools for Physical Therapy Research248
Sect. 6Data Analysis
20Statistical Reasoning277
21Statistical Analysis of Differences: The Basics300
22Statistical Analysis of Differences: Advanced and Special Techniques325
23Statistical Analysis of Relationships: The Basics347
24Statistical Analysis of Relationships: Advanced and Special Techniques360
Sect. 7Being a Consumer
25Locating the Literature379
26Evaluating the Literature394
Sect. 8Implementing Research
27Implementing a Research Project413
28Publishing and Presenting Research436
App. ARandom Numbers Table447
App. BTable: Areas in One Tail of the Standard Normal Curve453
App. CQuestions for Evaluating a Research Article455
App. DGuidelines for Preparing a Journal Article Manuscript459
App. ESample Manuscript for Hypothetical Study465
App. FSample Platform Presentation Script with Slides491
Glossary501
Index513

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