Physical Activity Assessments For Health-Related Research
Physical Activity Assessments for Health-Related Research
Physical Activity Assessments for Health-Related Research is a comprehensive guide on the use of physical activity instruments in health-related research. Written by internationally known experts in exercise science and physical activity epidemiology, the text provides researchers with practical information about the most effective ways to collect, score, and interpret physical activity data for research purposes.
Editor Gregory J. Welk, PhD, expertly compiles the most relevant research on physical activity assessment to help readers understand the history, current trends, and approaches involved in the study of physical activity. Emphasizing instruments for health-related research, the text provides specific resources for analyzing and interpreting data and includes several new assessment techniques.
This reference provides the following tools to help you with your research:
-Reviews of various techniques, including their advantages and their disadvantages, allow you to choose the best research method.
-Practical suggestions to help you improve the quality and accuracy of data you collect.
-An examination of measurement issues assists you in choosing the appropriate statistical procedures to analyze and interpret your data.
-Over 75 tables and figures help you visualize, prioritize, and organize the information and ideas discussed in each chapter.
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