Overview:Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology - Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology provides a completeanalysis of the tools and methods used in sport and exercise psychologyresearch. Each chapter of this accessible text presents key measurementvariables and concepts, including their definitions; an evaluation ofthe measurement constructs and tools available; and an explanation ofany controversies in each topic. The text includes access to an onlineresource that presents 14 measurement instruments in their entirety.This resource also contains additional web links to many othermeasurement instruments.Drawing on their experience as leading researchers in the field, editorsTenenbaum, Eklund, and Kamata have selected a team of recognizedscholars to bring both breadth and depth to this essential resource. Bythoroughly examining each measurement tool, Measurement in Sport andExercise Psychology assists readers in determining strengths andlimitations of each tool and discovering which tools are best suited totheir research projects. Readers will also gain critical knowledge toexpand the field by recognizing opportunities for new methods ofmeasurement and evaluation.The text begins with a historical review of measurement in sport andexercise psychology followed by a comprehensive description of theoriesand measurement issues. It provides detailed information regardingethical and cultural issues inherent in the selection of specifictesting protocols as well as issues in interpreting meta-analysis. Thisis followed by discussion of the commonly used constructs andinventories in three areas: cognition, perception, and motivationmeasurement; emotion (affect) and coping measurement; and social andbehavioral measurement.Recommendations for researchers and practitioners included at the end ofeach chapter provide starting points for considering ways to incorporatechapter content into research projects and professional practice. Tableslocated at the end of each chapter summarize key information for quickreference and provide online sources, when available, so that readerscan access each measurement tool. Original source information isprovided for those tools not available online.Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology assists readers inevaluating the effectiveness of specific measurement tools. As the mostcomplete and up-to-date directory of tools and inventories in the fieldof sport and exercise, this text offers a thorough explanation ofconsiderations, controversies, recommendations, and locations foraccessing these measurement tools.
This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725640-9780736086813. It was written by the following authors: Akihito Kamata, Gershon Tenenbaum, Robert C. Eklund. Book Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology, which can be read online, published by the company: Human Kinetics Publishers. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2011-11-18 00:00:00. It has 568 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1565 g. File for download Measurement in Sport and Exercise Psychology has PDF format and is called measurement-in-sport-and-exercise-psychology.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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