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Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Key Code

Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Key Code - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0736065030

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ISBN13: 978-0736065030
ISBN10: 0736065032
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2005
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Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Key Code - 3RD 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0736065030

James R. Morrow

ISBN13: 978-0736065030
ISBN10: 0736065032
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Third Edition, offers unmatched, in-depth instruction in measurement and evaluation techniques. Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition features a new section on epidemiology and further develops international perspectives. This edition features improved readability in measurement statistics and enhanced efficiency in solving measurement and evaluation problems through the use of the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS).
This improved text drives home basic measurement and evaluation concepts that are of value to both professionals and students in the human performance arena. Through its solid presentation of basic measurement concepts, this new edition prepares the reader to do the following: ·Identify and solve practical physical education and human performance problems in kinesiology, physical education, health, and fitness. ·Heighten focus on decision making, an integral part of a movement professional’s daily routine. ·Apply decision-making skills to practical, real-life problems.
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Third Edition, removes outdated and complicated statistical techniques, eliminating the need for a background in higher-level mathematics. It also increases the number of problem sets and places a greater emphasis on student-friendly learning through its learning aids, including chapter objectives, measurement and evaluation challenges, highlight features, mastery items, and new computer tasks for each chapter.In addition to the student resources, the text is complemented by a variety of online instructor materials to facilitate the teaching experience. These include an instructor guide, a test package, and a PowerPoint presentation, all available online.
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Third Edition, appeals to professionals through its depth of information and ease in locating it. The text also appeals to students by engaging them in the material to increase their comprehension.

Table of Contents

Part I. Basic Tools in Measurement and Evaluation
Chapter 1. Introduction to Tests and Measurements

Nature of Measurement and Evaluation
Purposes of Measurement, Testing, and Evaluation
Domains of Human Performance

Chapter 2. Using Technology in Measurement and Evaluation

Using Microcomputers to Analyze Data
Using SPSS
Creating Data Matrixes

Chapter 3. Descriptive Statistics and the Normal Distribution

Scales of Measurement
Summation Notation
Reporting Data
Central Tendency
Distribution Shapes
Variability
Standard Scores
Normal-Curve Areas (z Table)

Chapter 4. Correlation and Prediction

The Correlation Coefficient
Calculating r
Prediction
Multiple Correlation

Chapter 5. Inferential Statistics

Hypothesis Testing
Independent and Dependent Variables
Selected Statistical Tests

Part II. Reliability, Validity, and Grading
Chapter 6. Norm-Referenced Measurement

Reliability
Validity
Applied Reliability and Validity Measures

Chapter 7. Criterion-Referenced Measurement

Developing Criterion-Referenced Standards
Development of Criterion-Referenced Testing
Statistical Analysis of CRTs
Statistical Techniques to Use With CRTs
CRT Exampls
Applying Criterion-Referenced Standards to Epidemiology

Chapter 8. Alternative Assessment

Recent Trends in Educational Assessment
Alternative Assessment of Psychomotor Skills
Establishing Criteria for Judging Alternative Assessments
Alternative Assessment Techniques
Guidelines for Developing Alternative Assessments
Improving Alternative Assessment

Chapter 9. Grading: A Summative Evaluation

Evaluations and Standards
Process of Grading
Determining Instructional Objectives
Consistency in Grading
Grading Mechanics

Part III. Applications of Measurement and Evaluation
Chapter 10. Measuring Cognitive Objectives With Written Tests

Questionnaires

Chapter 11. Physical Fitness and Activity Assessment in Adults

Health-Related Physical Fitness
Apparently Healthy People
Measuring Aerobic Capacity
Measuring Body Composition
Measuring Muscular Strength and Endurance
Measuring Flexibility
Health-Related Fitness Batteries
Physical Fitness Assessment in Older Adults
Older Adult Fitness Battery
Special Populations
Measuring Physical Activity
Certification Programs
Practical Health-Related Fitness Battery

Chapter 12. Physical Fitness and Activity Assessment in Youth

Health-Related Fitness and Motor Fitness
Norms Versus Criterion-Referenced Standards
Normative Data
Youth Fitness Test Batteries
Fitnessgram
Variable Standards in Youth Fitness Tests
Enhancing Reliable and Valid Fitness Test Results With Children
Special Children
Measuring Physical Activity in Youth

Chapter 13. Assessment of Sport Skills and Motor Abilities

Guidelines for Sport Skills and Motor Performance Tests
Effective Testing Procedures
Developing Psychomotor Tests
Issues in Skills Testing
Skills Test Classification
Testing Motor Abilities
Purposes of Human Performance Analysis

Chapter 14. Psychological Measurements in Sport and Exercise

Sport Psychology: Performance Enhancement and Mental Health
Trait Versus State Measures
General Versus Sport-Specific Measures
Cautions in Using Psychological Tests
Quantitative Versus Qualitative Measurement
Scales Used in Sport and Exercise Psychology
General Psychological Scales Used in Sport and Exercise

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