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Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance (Hardcover) (James R Morrow)

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This textbook details the fundamentals of collecting and analyzing human performance data, with an emphasis on objectivity, reliability, and validity. It explains concepts involved in tests and measurements; the use of technology; basic statistical concepts; and developing written tests and surveys and applications to physical fitness and activity assessment in youth and adults, assessment of sport skills and motor abilities, psychological measurements in sports and exercise, classroom grading, and performance-based assessment. This edition has additional sport-specific, exercise, and physical education examples; updated examples for practice with Microsoft Excel; more information on physical activity assessment; a new section on sports analytics; more emphasis on evidence-based decision making; and an updated web study guide, which includes 52 video interviews from researchers. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 463
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Author: James R Morrow
Language: English
Street Date: November 12, 2015
TCIN: 50509771
UPC: 9781450470438
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-7289
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