Measurement, Statistics, and Research Design in Physical Education and Exercise Science: Current Issues and Trends

A Special Issue of Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science

Author: Terry M. Wood

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317759028

Category: Psychology

Page: 104

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This inaugural issue is devoted to exploring measurement, research design, and statistics issues in six subdisciplines of exercise and sport science. Originally presented at the Eighth Measurement and Evaluation Symposium, all papers in this issue reflect the work of many renowned measurement specialists and content experts in their respective fields. The articles discuss the following topics: * standards of assessment quality for physical educators and the problem of providing adequate assessment without adequate resources; * the importance of properly conceptualizing and defining appropriate research questions as the "source and solution" for measurement and design issues in reference to motor learning/control and sport and exercise psychology; * the study of individuals -- single-subject and other small-sample designs -- in contrast to the more traditional study of groups; and * the importance of computing and reporting statistical power in research.

Essentials of Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Recreation

Author: Kris E. Berg,Richard Wayne Latin

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781770361

Category: Medical

Page: 332

View: 329

Explores a range of basic topics covered in research courses in exercise science, kinesiology, and physical education. This work provides the information and skills needed to write effective research proposals and theses; and understand how to conduct basic studies in health, physical education, exercise science, athletic training, and recreation.

Health and Physical Education

Preparing Educators for the Future

Author: Deborah Callcott,Judith Miller,Susan Wilson-Gahan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107446120

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 8073

This updated second edition continues to provide the theoretical underpinnings required to teach health and physical education in Australian schools.

Statistics for Exercise Science and Health with Microsoft Office Excel

Author: J. P. Verma

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118855175

Category: Mathematics

Page: 752

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This book introduces the use of statistics to solve a variety ofproblems in exercise science and health and provides readers with asolid foundation for future research and data analysis. Statistics for Exercise Science and Health with MicrosoftOffice Excel: Aids readers in analyzing their own data using the presentedstatistical techniques combined with Excel Features comprehensive coverage of hypothesis testing andregression models to facilitate modeling in sportsscience Utilizes Excel to enhance reader competency in data analysisand experimental designs Includes coverage of both binomial and poison distributionswith applications in exercise science and health Provides solved examples and plentiful practice exercisesthroughout in addition to case studies to illustrate the discussedanalytical techniques Contains all needed definitions and formulas to aid readers inunderstanding different statistical concepts and developing theneeded skills to solve research problems

Sports Research with Analytical Solution using SPSS

Author: J. P. Verma

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119206731

Category: Medical

Page: 392

View: 8289

A step-by-step approach to problem-solving techniques using SPSS® in the fields of sports science and physical education Featuring a clear and accessible approach to the methods, processes, and statistical techniques used in sports science and physical education, Sports Research with Analytical Solution using SPSS® emphasizes how to conduct and interpret a range of statistical analysis using SPSS. The book also addresses issues faced by research scholars in these fields by providing analytical solutions to various research problems without reliance on mathematical rigor. Logically arranged to cover both fundamental and advanced concepts, the book presents standard univariate and complex multivariate statistical techniques used in sports research such as multiple regression analysis, discriminant analysis, cluster analysis, and factor analysis. The author focuses on the treatment of various parametric and nonparametric statistical tests, which are shown through the techniques and interpretations of the SPSS outputs that are generated for each analysis. Sports Research with Analytical Solution using SPSS® also features: Numerous examples and case studies to provide readers with practical applications of the analytical concepts and techniques Plentiful screen shots throughout to help demonstrate the implementation of SPSS outputs Illustrative studies with simulated realistic data to clarify the analytical techniques covered End-of-chapter short answer questions, multiple choice questions, assignments, and practice exercises to help build a better understanding of the presented concepts A companion website with associated SPSS data files and PowerPoint® presentations for each chapter Sports Research with Analytical Solution using SPSS® is an excellent textbook for upper-undergraduate, graduate, and PhD-level courses in research methods, kinesiology, sports science, medicine, nutrition, health education, and physical education. The book is also an ideal reference for researchers and professionals in the fields of sports research, sports science, physical education, and social sciences, as well as anyone interested in learning SPSS.

Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport

Author: Jennifer L. Walton-Fisette,Deborah A Wuest

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259922404

Category: Education

Page: 512

View: 6738

The Nineteenth Edition of Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport emphasizes the role of culturally competent professionals in meeting the needs of our increasingly diverse population and in promoting lifespan participation in physical activity for all people. Up-to-date statistics and information are provided on health and physical activity levels, career preparation and professional paths within physical education, exercise science, and sport. This edition retains its strong coverage of the foundations of motor behavior, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, the sociology of sport, and physical education pedagogy. The text also emphasizes preparation for a diversity of careers in a variety of settings, addressing areas that include teaching, coaching, exercise leadership, athletic and personal training, sport management, and sport media. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping. Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html

Modern Interdisciplinary University Statistics Education

Proceedings of a Symposium

Author: Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309586380

Category: Education

Page: 138

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This book examines how the discipline of statistics should respond to the changing environment in which statisticians work. What does the academic, industry, and government customer need? How can the content of courses and of the overall statistics educational experience be arranged to address the customer's needs? Interdisciplinary needs are described, and successful university programs in interdisciplinary statistics are detailed.

Multicultural Science Education

Theory, Practice, and Promise

Author: S. Maxwell Hines

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9780820445403

Category: Education

Page: 217

View: 811

Eighteen contributors from science, research, science education, teacher preparation, multicultural education, and cultural anthropology provide multiple perspectives on the complex issues of multicultural science education.

Foundations of Therapeutic Recreation

Author: Terry Robertson,Terry Long

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736062091

Category: Education

Page: 324

View: 2283

Therapeutic Recreation is defined as "the provision of treatment and recreation services to persons with illnesses or disabling conditions". Aimed at students and professionals in the field, this book presents a comprehensive introduction to the profession, providing theory and practice for the 21st Century.

Statistical Methods for the Evaluation of University Systems

Author: Massimo Attanasio,Vincenza Capursi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783790823752

Category: Education

Page: 282

View: 7452

This book presents a collection of statistical methods and procedures to assess data coming from educational systems. The topics examined include: statistical methods for constructing composite indicators, applied measurements, assessment of educational systems, measurement of the performance of the students at Italian universities, and statistical modeling for questionnaire data. Other issues are the implications of introducing different assessment criteria and procedures to the Italian university system.

Digest of Education Statistics

Author: Thomas D. Snyder,Charlene M. Hoffman

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788132971

Category:

Page: 515

View: 8373

A compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from kindergarten through graduate school. Includes data from both governmental & private sources. Contains information on a variety of subjects, including the number of schools & colleges, teachers, enrollments, graduates, educational attainment, finances, federal funds for education, employment & income of recent graduates, libraries, & international education. Also, information on population trends, attitudes, characteristics, use of telecommunications technologies in public schools, etc.