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Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation
Third edition
by Kris E. Berg

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.

Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation provides the information and skills needed to:

  • write effective research proposals and theses
  • read, assess, interpret, and apply published research
  • understand how to conduct basic studies in health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training, and recreation

Contents

  1. Introduction to Research
  2. Ethics in Human Subject Research Part II Research Writing
  3. Getting Started: Information Retrieval
  4. The Research Paper and Proposal
  5. Completing the Research Paper: Results, Discussion, Conclusion, and References
  6. Research Writing Part III Statistics
  7. Basic Statistical Concepts
  8. Central Tendency, Variability, and the Normal Curve
  9. Probability and Hypothesis Testing
  10. Relationships and Predictions
  11. Comparing Mean Scores
  12. Selected Nonparametric Statistics Part IV Measurement and Research Design
  13. Measurement and Data Collection Concepts
  14. Experimental Validity and Control
  15. Experimental Research and Designs
  16. Nonexperimental or Descriptive Research
  17. Qualitative Research Methods Part V Quality Control and Application of Research
  18. Quality Control in Research
  19. Assessment and Application of Research

Appendices

  • Statistics Tables
  • Answers to Statistics Exercises
  • Sample Consent Form and Sample Letters

Glossary
Index

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Third edition
by Kris E. Berg

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