ISBN-10:
0073045268
ISBN-13:
2900073045268
Pub. Date:
08/14/2006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Measurement for Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science / Edition 8

Measurement for Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science / Edition 8

by Ted Baumgartner
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    ISBN-13: 2900073045268
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
    Publication date: 08/14/2006
    Edition description: REV
    Pages: 560
    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.

    Dr. Matthew T. Mahar is an associate professor and Director of the Activity Promotion Laboratory in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at East Carolina University. He received his doctorate in Measurement and Research in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Houston. He has taught measurement and evaluation for 15 years and has received the Measurement and Evaluation Council Honor Award and several outstanding teaching awards. He has received numerous grants for research on physical activity and fitness in children. He has been chair of the Measurement and Evaluation Council of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and chair of the Examinations Subcommittee of the American College of Sports Medicine.

    David Rowe is assistant professor and Director of the Health Fitness Specialist degree program at East Carolina University, where he also teaches classes such as Exercise Evaluation and Prescription and Measurement of Physical Activity and Fitness.. He has a Bachelor of Educationdegree in physical education from University College, Worcester and spent several years teaching K-12 physical education. His Master of Science degree was earned from Springfield College and his Ph.D. in measurement in exercise science from the University of Georgia. He is a past Chair of the AAHPERD Measurement and Evaluation Council, and is a Fellow of the Research Consortium and Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. His research interests are in the areas of instrument reliability and validity, and children's physical activity, body composition, and fitness. David particularly enjoys cycling, hiking, traveling, watching classic movies, and walking the dog.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1 Introduction

    1 Measurement and Evaluation in a Changing Society

    Part 2 Quantitative Aspects of Measurement

    2 Statistical Tools in Evaluation

    3 Reliability and Objectivity

    4 Validity

    5 Test Characteristics, Administration, and Interpretation

    Part 3 Measuring and Evaluating Physical Attributes

    6 School-Based Evaluation

    7 Authentic and Alternative Assessment

    8 Evaluating Skill Achievement

    9 Measuring Physical Activity

    10 Measuring Physical Abilities

    11 Evaluating Aerobic Fitness

    12 Evaluating Body Composition

    13 Evaluating Youth Fitness and Physical Activity

    14 Adult and Older Adult Fitness

    15 Applications to Persons with Disabilities

    Part 4 Cognitive and Affective Testing

    16 Evaluating Knowledge

    17 Exercise Psychological Measurement

    Appendix

    Glossary

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