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Author Atkinson, Michael, 1971-

Title Key concepts in sport and exercise research methods / Michael Atkinson
Published Los Angeles, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2012
London : Sage, 2012


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Description 1 volume ; 22 cm
Series SAGE key concepts
SAGE key concepts.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Academic Journals -- Analytic Epidemiology -- Applied vs. Pure Research -- Archival Research -- Causality -- Critical Theory -- Descriptive Statistics -- Discourse Analysis -- Distributions -- Epistemology -- Ethnography -- Evaluation Research -- Evidence-Based Research and Practice -- Experiments -- Grounded Theory -- Hypotheses -- Inferential Statistics -- Interdisciplinary Research -- Interpretivism -- Interviewing -- Literature Reviews -- Media Analysis -- Meta-Analysis -- Ontology -- Populations and Samples -- Positivism -- Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research -- Questionnaires -- Reliability -- Representation -- Research Ethics -- Research Proposals -- Research Questions -- Theory -- Translation -- Triangulation -- Unobtrusive Methods -- Validity -- Variables
Summary "This book systematically demonstrates the significance and application of method in plain language. Written for students it contains the core methodological concepts, practices and debates they need to understand and apply research methods within the field of sport and exercise. The book provides a comprehensive panoramic introduction which will reassure and empower its readers. Written by a leading academic, and drawing on years of teaching experience, it includes carefully cross-referenced entries which critically engage with interdisciplinary themes and data. Each concept includes: clear definitions; suggestions for further reading; comprehensive examples; and practical applications."--Publisher
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Exercise -- Research -- Methodology.
Research -- Methodology -- Bibliography.
Research -- Methodology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sports -- Research -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Bibliographies.
Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 2011922511
ISBN 1848607296
Other Titles Key concepts in sport & exercise research methods