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Author Arnold, Brent L., author

Title Evidence-based practice in sport and exercise : a guide to using research / Brent L. Arnold, Brian K. Schilling
Published Philadelphia, PA : F.A. Davis Company, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 318 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents What is evidence based practice? -- Answering a clinically relevant question -- Outcome measures in health and exercise science -- Outcome properties -- Experimental research -- Clinical (therapeutic) trials -- Diagnostic statistics -- Epidemiologic methods in sport and exercise science -- Research synthesis -- Evaluating research quality
Summary "Master the knowledge and clinical decision-making skills you need to provide the very best care for your clients...based on the evidence.Step by step, you'll learn how to find and evaluate the existing research and determine whether there is sufficient clinical evidence to support a specific treatment and whether it should be recommended or used to address a client's need. A wealth of examples drawn from the literature illustrates its role in everyday practice."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Evidence-based medicine.
Sports medicine -- Research.
Sports Medicine.
Clinical Trials as Topic.
Data Accuracy.
Evidence-Based Practice.
Form Electronic book
Author Schilling, Brian K., author
ISBN 0803642075 (electronic bk.)
9780803642072 (electronic bk.)