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Research Methods in Athletic Training“Drs. Arnold, Gansneder, and Perrin pull back the curtain to expose the research process for what it is: predictable, flexible, and masterable.”-Chad Starkey, PhD, ATC, from the Foreword The NATA Education Competencies require that students be able to “demonstrate the ability to prepare and interpret sample design for scientific research.” This innovative text provides a precise roadmap for AT students conducting research projects from conceptualizing a topic to submitting a paper for publicatio…

Research Methods in Physical Activity-7th Edition Research Methods in Physical Activity, Seventh Edition, systematically guides students through the research process, introducing methods and tools specifically for kinesiology and exercise science disciplines, including the subdisciplines of physical therapy, rehabilitation, and occupational therapy. The seventh edition leads students and novice researchers to research competency with the distinctive humor that has become a trademark of this internationally recognized text. This text prov…

Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training As one of the first texts of its kind, Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training contains essential information on the fundamentals of evidence-based practice (EBP) for students who are working toward certification in athletic training and athletic trainers who wish to stay up to date on best practices in the field. With EBP, all clinical decisions are based on available research studies, and these studies are selected and assessed according to specific criteria that yield evidence of be…

Research Methods in Biomechanics This text provides a firm foundation in the biomechanical methods and tools necessary for quantifying human movements. Research Methods in Biomechanics is an invaluable resource for developing and seasoned researchers wishing to hone their skills and learn new techniques in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data. The reference shows how the laws of motion are applied to complex human movements. The text demonstrates how to combine segments to obtain limb or total-body measures….

Research Methods and Design in Sport ManagementResearch Methods and Design in Sport Management explains research design, implementation, and assessment criteria with a focus on specific procedures unique to the discipline of sport management. The text introduces readers to concepts in sport management research and discusses the ethical issues associated with research projects. An analysis of research design with discussion of specific techniques used in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research helps readers to determine and desi…

Research Methods in Sports CoachingResearch Methods in Sports Coaching is a key resource for any student, researcher or practitioner wishing to undertake research into sports coaching. It takes the reader through each phase of the research process, from identifying valuable research questions, to data collection and analyses, to the presentation and dissemination of research findings. It is the only book to focus on the particular challenges and techniques of sports coaching research, with each chapter including examples, cases a…

Research Methods in Physical Activity - 5th Edition Many students fear and loathe research methods classes, which conjure up images of musty, dusty books, boredom, and confusion. Students have a welcome surprise waiting for them with Research Methods in Physical Activity, Fifth Edition, as the text effortlessly guides them through the research process.This latest edition of this internationally recognized textbook does not rest on its laurels as the leading research methods text. The authors have updated the resource in order to provide the fo…

Research Methods in Physical Education and Youth SportThis is the first research methods book to focus entirely on physical education and youth sport.┬áIt guides the reader through the whole┬áresearch process; from the first steps to completion of a dissertation or practice-based project, and introduces key topics such as: formulating a research question qualitative approaches quantitative approaches mixed method research literature review case studies survey, interviews and focus groups data analysis writing the dissertation. Each chapter inclu…

Qualitative Research in Physical Activity and the Health Professions Qualitative research is increasingly more common in the health professions, but most general research texts are limited in their discussion of the guiding principles of qualitative research. As a result, it is difficult for students and practitioners in the fields of athletic training, physical education, fitness, and health to sort out and apply the concepts involved in this method of research.Qualitative Research in Physical Activity and the Health Professions puts to rest any confusion or …