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Research methods in phisical activity / Jerry R. Thomas, Jack K. Nelson, Stephen J. Silverman

Main Author: Thomas, Jerry R. Coauthor: Nelson, Jack K.
Silverman, Stephen J.
Edition: Sixth edition Publication: Champaign : Human Kinetics, 2011 Description: XIII, 457 p.ISBN: 978-0-7360-8939-5 Another edition in the same support: Métodos de pesquisa em atividade física Topical name: Metodologia de investigação | Desporto | Atividade física CDU: 001.89:796 Online Resources: Google books
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Contents
Preface; p. IX
Study tips, p. XI
Acknowledgments, XIII
Part I – Overview of the research process, p. 1
CHAPTER 1 – Introduction to research in physical activity, p. 3
CHAPTER 2 – Developing the problem and using the literature, p. 25
CHAPTER 3 – Presenting the problem, p. 53
CHAPTER 4 – Formulating the method, p. 67
CHAPTER 5 – Ethical issues in research and scholarship, p. 79
Part II – Statistical and measurement concepts in research, p. 97
CHAPTER 6 – Becoming acquainted with statistical concepts, p. 99
CHAPTER 7 – Statistical issues in research planning and evaluation, p. 115
CHAPTER 8 – Relationships among variables, p. 125
CHAPTER 9 – Differences among groups, p. 147
CHAPTER 10 – Nonparametric techniques, p. 181
CHAPTER 11 – Measuring research variables, p. 193
Part III – Types of research, p. 215
CHAPTER 12 – Historical research in physical activity, p. 217
CHAPTER 13 – Philosophic research in physical activity, p. 235
Chapter 14 – Research synthesis (meta-analysis), p. 253
CHAPTER 15 – Surveys, p. 273
CHAPTER 16 – Other descriptive research methods, p. 291
CHAPTER 17 – Physical activity epidemiology research, p. 307
CHAPTER 18 – experimental and quasi-experimental research, p. 329
CHAPTER 19 – Mixed-methods research, p. 371
Part IV – Writing the research report, p. 377
CHAPTER 21 – Completing the research process, p. 379
CHAPTER 22 – Ways of reporting research, p. 403
Appendix: Statistical tables, p. 421
References, p. 435
Author index, p. 445
Subject index, p. 447
About the authors, p. 457

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