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Research methods in kinesiology and the health sciences

Author: Susan J Hall; Nancy Getchell
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Taking a practical approach, this book focuses on topics directly related to development of research proposals, since these topics are most relevant to beginning researchers. With unique chapters on research writing style and matching statistical tools with research protocols, readers will find this book written in a conversational tone intended to make the topic more readily understood by today's student.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Hall; Nancy Getchell
ISBN: 9780781797740 0781797748
OCLC Number: 793572305
Description: xiv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to research in kinesiology --
Research writing style --
Reviewing and critiquing the literature --
Developing a research proposal --
Understanding research ethics --
Experimental research --
Descriptive research --
Qualitative research --
Other research approaches --
Basic statistical concepts --
Finding relationships among variables --
Finding differences among groups --
Nonparametric statistical tests --
Measurement of variables in research --
Selecting statistical tests within research designs --
Preparing a research grant proposal --
Disseminating research findings.
Responsibility: Susan J. Hall, Nancy Getchell.

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Suitable for introductory research methods courses at the beginning graduate and undergraduate levels, this book includes all major topics conventionally addressed in introductory research methods  Read more...

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