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Conducting And Reading Research In Health and Human Performance / Edition 4

Conducting And Reading Research In Health and Human Performance / Edition 4

by Ted Baumgartner
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    ISBN-13: 2900072972909
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
    Publication date: 07/20/2005
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 480
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    After receiving his Ph.D. at the University of Iowa, Ted Baumgartner taught measurement and statistics classes in the School of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance at Indiana University for ten years. Since 1977 he has taught research, measurement, and statistics classes in the Department of Exercise Science at The University of Georgia. Ted started the Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science journal and was the first editor. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Many of the measurement specialists in physical education and exercise science received their doctoral training with Ted.

    Table of Contents

    Part I The Research Process
    1 The Nature and Purpose of Research
    2 The Research Problem
    3 Searching the Literature
    4 Developing the Research Plan
    5 Ethical Concerns in Research
    6 Selection of Research Participants: Sampling Procedures
    7 Reading and Evaluating Research Reports
    Part II Types of Research
    8 Experimental Research
    9 Descriptive Research
    10 Qualitative Research
    11 Meta-Analysis
    12 Additional Research Approaches
    Part III Data Analysis
    13 Descriptive Data Analysis
    14 Inferential Data Analysis
    15 Measurement in Research
    Part IV The Research Report
    16 Developing the Research Proposal
    17 Writing the Research Report

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