ACSM's Research Methods

Title

ACSM's Research Methods

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Description

Introduction to research methods -- The importance of research for evidence-based practice -- Choosing yourresearch project : framing the problem, research hypotheses, and predictions -- Searching the scientific literature -- Fundamentals of study design -- Understanding research : a clinician's perspective of basic, applied, and clinical investigations -- Experimental design I -- independent variables -- Experimental design II -- dependent variables, blinding, randomization, and matching -- The unique challenges of field research -- Veracity of data : understanding validity and reliability -- Unique features in animal research -- Ethical principles in human and animal research -- Developing a funding base for your research -- Conducting a study : pilot testing, sampling, and data collection -- Instrumentation : calibration and standardization -- First analyses after data collection -- Database development and management -- Statistical approaches to data analysis -- Drawing inferences, logical fallacies -- Writing a researchmanuscript and determining authorship -- Submitting a manuscript for publication : finding the publication outlet -- Demands of the peer-review process -- Building the science buzz : working with media to create a lay translation of your discovery

ISBN

9781451191745

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

Wolters Kluwer

City

Philadelphia, PA

Keywords

Sports Medicine; Research Design; Exercise; Physical Fitness

Disciplines

Biomechanics | Exercise Science

Comments

Contributor Monica J. Hubal is affiliated with The George Washington University.