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Title Philosophy and the sciences of exercise, sport, and health : critical perspectives on research methods / [edited by] Mike McNamee
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2005

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Description xiii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Positivism, Popper and Paradigms: An introductory essay in the philosophy of science / Mike McNamee -- 2. Must Scientists Think Philosophically about Science? / Jim Parry -- 3. Can Physiology be both Popperian and Ethical? / Neil Spurway -- 4. How Does a Foundational Myth become Sacred Scientific Dogma? The case of A.V. Hill and the anaerobiosis controversy / Tim Noakes -- 5. Why Doesn't Sports Psychology Consider Freud? / Graham McFee -- 6. Do Statistical Methods Replace Reasoning in Exercise Science Research? / Stephen-Mark Cooper and Alan Nevill -- 7. What Are the Limitations of Experimental and Theoretical Approaches in Sports Biomechanics? / M.R. Yeadon -- 8. Can We Trust Rehydration Research? / Tim Noakes -- 9. Is Sport and Exercise Science a Man's Game? / Celia Brackenbridge, Nanette Mutrie and Precilla Choi -- 10. Autoethnography: Self-indulgence or rigorous methodology? / Jacquelyn Allen Collinson and John Hockey -- 11. Is Investigative Sociology Just Investigative Journalism? / John Sugden -- 12. Is Research with and on Students Ethically Defensible? / Roger Homan -- 13. Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and the Metabolic Syndrome: What are the choices for prevention in the 21st century? / Simon Williams and Rhys Williams
Summary "Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport serves notice to exercise, health and sport researchers to think more philosophically about their subject and its scientific bases. It is essential reading for postgraduate researchers seeking to establish a sound theoretical foundation for their work."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Exercise -- Health aspects -- Research -- Methodology.
Exercise -- Research -- Methodology.
Sports sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Sports -- Health aspects -- Research -- Methodology.
Author McNamee, M. J. (Mike J.)
LC no. 2004050995
ISBN 0415300169
0415353408