Designed for the first course in research methods, this text shows students how to conduct and read research, design research tools, and evaluate results in health, kinesiology, exercise science, recreation, dance, and all other areas of human performance--providing comprehensive coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research methods.
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Includes examples from a wide range of fields in health and human performance helping students with different interests see relevant applications for the specific field of study.
Offers separate chapters on reading and writing research and provides a practical and clear text that ensures that students, whether they do research or not, still understand the need for research and how it will be important to them as professionals.
Includes a separate chapter on qualitative research written by Dr. Judith McLaughlin of the University of Georgia (Chapter 9), providing strong coverage of this important and widely used type of research.
Increases the health-related examples, to broaden the range within the overall area of health and human performance, helping students understand the need for research and how it will be important to them as professionals.
Provides the most up-to-date research methods and tools including online search methods and advanced note-taking tools.
Adds online resources through packaging a free PowerWeb password card with new texts, providing access to the many resources available to students with PowerWeb including extensive listings of articles that can be used for doing various levels of web research.
Adds a new chapter on meta-analysis providing more coverage of an approach to research used by some of the sub-fields.
Includes a new chapter on other approaches to research covering creative activities, historical research, epidemiological research, and single-subject research.
COMP GUIDELINES Comp to all undergraduate research methods programs. Will work particularly well in programs that include all of the sub-fields in one course. Comp to graduate research methods courses where the emphasis is on reading research. (No thesis required.)
Provides statistical analysis tools with an option to package the book with a student version of SPSS at a reasonable cost.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110072972904