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Sports injury research

Author: Evert Verhagen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book
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This book is a comprehensive guide to the epidemiology and methodology involved in sports injury research, including detailed background on epidemiological methods employed in research on sports  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evert Verhagen
ISBN: 9780199561629 0199561621
OCLC Number: 706892246
Description: XVI, 243 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Contents: PART 1: KEY ISSUES IN EPIDEMIOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY ; 1. Defining a research question ; 2. Study designs ; 3. Basic statistical methods ; PART 2: DEFINING THE INJURY PROBLEM ; 4. Injury definitions ; 5. Research designs for descriptive studies ; 6. Statistics used in descriptive studies ; 7. Reviews - using the literature to your advantage ; PART 3: ESTABLISHING INJURY AETIOLOGY ; 8. The multi-causality of injury - current concepts ; 9. Investigating injury risk factors and mechanisms ; 10. Statistics in aetiological studies ; PART 4: DEVELOPMENT OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES ; 11. The pragmatic approach ; 12. The behavioural approach ; PART 5: EVALUATING THE EFFICACY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES ; 13. Research designs for evaluation studies ; 14. Statistics used in effect studies ; 15. Cost-effectiveness studies ; 16. Implementing studies into real life
Responsibility: edited by Evert Verhagen, Willem van Mechelen.
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...a valuable and unique resource, rich in content, that should be the foundation for any researcher who has a serious interest in this topic. * Doody's Notes *

 
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