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Author Matthews, Tracey D., 1967-

Title Designing and conducting research in health and human performance / Tracey D. Matthews, Kimberly T. Kostelis
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 328 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction to research in health and human performance -- Concepts in research designs -- Developing your research topic and interpreting research reports -- Writing the review of literature -- Quantitative research designs -- Qualitative research designs -- Mixed-methods and action research designs -- Ethics in research -- Developing your research proposal -- Validity, reliability, objectivity -- Introduction to statistics and hypothesis testing -- Quantitative data analysis -- Qualitative analysis : interpreting the data -- Results and discussion : writing what you found -- Presenting your research
Summary Health education is a popular and growing undergraduate major and an occupational field that is on the rise. This easy-to-read, user-friendly book provides the information and skills needed for effective production and consumption of research. Designed for the first course in research methods, this text shows how to conduct and read research, design research tools, and evaluate results. Providing comprehensive coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research methods, the book is perfectly suited for students in health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training, and recreation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Experimental design.
Physical education and training -- Research.
Physical fitness.
Physical Education and Training.
Research Design.
Research Report.
Review Literature as Topic.
Sports Medicine.
Statistics as Topic.
Form Electronic book
Author Kostelis, Kimberly T., 1977-
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