Research Methods in Physical Activity 7th Edition

Author: Thomas, Jerry R.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492512885
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Research Methods in Physical Activity

Author: Jerry R. Thomas
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ISBN: 9780736059954
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The presentation package for Research Methods in Physical Activity, Fifth Edition,includes a comprehensive series of PowerPoint slides featuring graphics directly from the text. More than 327 slides--organized by chapter so that instructors can easily choose the ones they need for their lectures--include the critical images that instructors can use for class discussion and illustration. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly with PowerPoint to print transparencies and slides or to make copies for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides as well as search for images based on key words. The presentation package is free to course adopters and may be accessed online at www.HumanKinetics.com/ResearchMethodsInPhysicalActivity. For non-course adopters, the presentation package is available for purchase on CD-ROM for Windows or Macintosh. Minimum system requirements Microsoft� Windows� -IBM PC compatible with Pentium� processor -Windows� 95/98/2000/ME/XP (2000 or XP recommended) -16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended) -At least 28 MB hard drive space recommended for installation -Microsoft� PowerPoint� Viewer 97 (included) -4x CD-ROM drive -High color display setting (true color recommended) -Mouse Macintosh� -Power Mac� required -System 9.x/10.x -16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended) -At least 28 MB hard drive space recommended for installation -Microsoft� PowerPoint� Viewer 98 (included) -4x CD-ROM drive (or faster) -High color display setting (true color recommended) -Mouse

Research Methods in Physical Activity

Author: Jerry R. Thomas
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ISBN: 9780736030052
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This new edition covers a broader variety of disciplines including exercise science, kinesiology, movement studies, physical education, sport science and sport studies.

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

Author: Kris E. Berg
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781770361
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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.

Research Methods and Design in Sport Management

Author: Damon P. S. Andrew
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 073607385X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This text explains research design, implementation, analysis and assessment criteria with a focus on specific procedures unique to sport managament.

Fitness Professional s Handbook 7th Edition

Author: Howley, Edward T.
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492536016
Format: PDF, ePub
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With 24 integrated video clips, Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource (Enhanced Version), provides a dynamic experience for undergraduate fitness testing, programming, and exercise prescription. Current and future fitness professionals will find information to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise. To facilitate an engaging learning experience, the enhanced version features video clips that help learners apply key techniques alongside fully updated text that uses the latest standards, guidelines, and research from authorities in the field. It will prepare learners for certification and arm them with the knowledge to work with a variety of clients and populations. Content incorporates information from the 10th edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans exercise and physical activity recommendations for adults, older adults, children, and those with special needs. The editors embrace the importance of communication between allied health and medical professionals with those in the fitness arena to provide learners with a foundation for prescribing exercise and delivering need- and goal-specific physical activity and fitness programs. Reflecting the same enhancements of the seventh edition print book, every chapter has been updated, allowing learners to explore the newest theories and research findings and apply them to real-world situations. The following are among the most significant changes to the seventh edition: · A web resource containing biannual industry updates and references and fillable forms provides a useful tool for students to use beyond the classroom · A new chapter, “Training for Performance,” helps professionals expand their practice to work with recreational athletes who have performance-related goals · New information, including the consequences of exercise-induced muscle damage (rhabdomyolysis), devices used to track physical activity and estimate energy expenditure (e.g., accelerometers), relative flexibility and the role of lumbopelvic rhythm in back function, the importance of progression in an exercise prescription, and the professional standard of care associated with HIIT programs reflects recent topics of interest and research · Updated statistics on CVD and CHD from the American Heart Association, adult and childhood obesity, and the prevalence of COPD, asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema ensure accurate representation of data · Chapter quizzes have been added to an updated ancillary package that also includes an instructor guide, test package, presentation package, and image bank Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource (Enhanced Version), contains a variety of learning tools to help students identify and retain key information. Objectives, key points, glossary terms, and chapter review questions guide students to important concepts, while research insight boxes and procedures for common fitness tests draw attention to commonly sought information. Case study questions and answers help learners apply the concepts to real-world scenarios. References are numbered and organized by chapter at the end of the e-book to provide direction for more in-depth research. With a comprehensive and practical approach, this enhanced e-book enables users to help individuals, communities, and groups gain the benefits of regular physical activity in a positive and safe environment. It provides background to the field, scientific fundamentals, and up-to-date recommendations to help learners better understand the role of physical activity in the quality of life and guidelines for screening, testing, supervising, and modifying activity for various populations.

Biomechanics and Biology of Movement

Author: Benno Maurus Nigg
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736003315
Format: PDF, ePub
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"A text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in human performance, it uses an integrated scientific approach to explore solutions to problems in human movement. As an interdisciplinary reference volume for biomechanists, exercise physiologists, motor behaviorists, athletic trainers, therapists, kinesiologists, and students, Biomechanics and Biology of Movement offers an in-depth understanding and appreciation of the many factors comprising and affecting human movement. In addition, it will give you the insights and information you require to address and resolve individual performance problems."--BOOK JACKET.

Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science

Author: Alan C. Lacy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315312719
Format: PDF
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The eighth edition of Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science, now published in paperback and hardback, offers students a clear and practical guide to best practice for measurement and evaluation in school- and nonschool-based physical activity programs. Written by two academics with backgrounds in physical education teacher education (PETE), the book emphasizes the link between theory and practice and reflects the most recent changes in national physical education programs. It covers a full range of introductory topics, including current trends in measurement and evaluation, program development, statistics, test selection, and an expanded chapter on alternative assessment, before introducing: • measurement for health-related physical fitness • measurement for psychomotor skills • measurement for cognitive knowledge • measurement for affective behaviors • grading • self-evaluation. Each chapter features learning aids such as objectives, key terms, practical applications, and review questions, while an appendix offers in-depth Excel assignments. Offering a full companion website featuring an instructor’s manual, lecture slides, and a test bank, Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science is a complete resource for instructors and students, alike. It is an essential text for students in measurement and evaluation classes as part of a degree program in physical education, exercise science or kinesiology, and a valuable reference for practitioners seeking to inform their professional practice.

Physical Activity Instruction of Older Adults

Author: C. Jessie Jones
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736045131
Format: PDF
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"Application activities at the end of each chapter prepare students to design well-rounded physical activity programs for older adults. Other student-friendly elements include chapter objectives, introductions, summaries, study questions, key terms, and key points. This book is ideal for undergraduate students, and it is an excellent reference for physical activity instructors of older adults, fitness specialists, personal trainers, and activity directors."--Back cover.

Growth Maturation and Physical Activity

Author: Robert M. Malina
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780880118828
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This updated edition features three new chapters and current research findings. Topics include prenatal growth and functional development, motor development, thermoregulation, obesity in childhood and adolescence and more.