Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications - Bishop, Phillip A., Paperback
Holcomb Hathaway Publishing
9781890871833 | 978-1-890871-83-3
1890871834 | 1-890871-83-4
Bishop, Phillip A.
This textbook covers measurement and evaluation fundamentals for physical activity fields, including exercise science, physical education, coaching, athletic training, and health. It is written and designed for students who are not mathematically inclined and includes step-by-step Excel instructions and charts for common calculations. Topics include the challenge of good measurement. calculating and evaluating validity, reliability, and objectivity. devising tests. understanding numbers in measurement. practical inferential statistics. and measurement and evaluation applications including physical fitness, psychomotor performance and sports skills, competitive sports and coaching, evaluating knowledge and assigning grades. measuring employees, and measuring in research. Includes a glossary and index.