Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation / Edition 3

Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation / Edition 3

by Richard W. Latin
ISBN-10:
078177036X
ISBN-13:
9780781770361
Pub. Date:
09/01/2007
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation / Edition 3

This easy-to-read, user-friendly text explores the full range of basic topics typically covered in research courses in exercise science, kinesiology, and physical education. The book provides the information and skills needed to write effective research proposals and theses; read, assess, interpret, and apply published research; and understand how to conduct basic studies in health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training, and recreation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781770361
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 09/01/2007
Series: Point (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins) Series
Edition description: Third
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 721,021
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part I Introductory Concepts

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Research
  • Chapter 2: Ethics in Human Subject Research

  • Part II Research Writing
  • Chapter 3: Getting Started: Information Retrieval
  • Chapter 4: The Research Paper and Proposal
  • Chapter 5: Completing the Research Paper: Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and References
  • Chapter 6: Research Writing

  • Part III Statistics
  • Chapter 7: Basic Statistical Concepts
  • Chapter 8: Central Tendency, Variability, and the Normal Curve
  • Chapter 9: Probability and Hypothesis Testing
  • Chapter 10: Relationships and Predictions
  • Chapter 11: Comparing Mean Scores
  • Chapter 12: Selected Nonparametric Statistics

  • Part IV Measurement and Research Design
  • Chapter 13: Measurement and Data Collection Concepts
  • Chapter 14: Experimental Validity and Control
  • Chapter 15: Experimental Research and Designs
  • Chapter 16: Nonexperimental or Descriptive
    Research
  • Chapter 17: Qualitative Research Methods
  • Part V Quality Control and Application of Research

  • Chapter 18: Quality Control in Research
  • Chapter 19: Assessment and Application of Research

Appendix A: Statistics Tables

Appendix B: Answers to Statistics Exercises

Appendix C: Sample Consent Form and Sample Letters

Glossary

References and Suggested Readings

Index

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