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Exercise and Health Science

EXHS 256W Research Design and Analysis (1)

An examination of the concepts and principles for conducting research and for evaluating the research literature in Exercise and Health Science. The course will cover the nature and purpose of research, research ethics, types of research and experimental designs, and technical writing in science, including library search methods and adherence to APA style. The laboratory component covers the relationship between design and statistical analyses, and includes descriptive statistics and exploratory data analysis, including graphical and computer-based statistical analysis, inferential statistics, including coverage of correlation/regression analysis, ANOVA, effect size and power analysis.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing-centered; Mathematical Sciences, Natural Sciences
  • Prerequisite: EXHS 135
  • Offering: Every semester
  • Instructor: Staff