Measurement Errors. Introduction to Study Skills & Research Methods (HL10040). Dr James Betts. Lecture Outline:. Measurement Errors Continued Types of Errors Assessment of Error Introduction to Inferential Statistics Chi-Squared tests Assessment Details.
Introduction to Study Skills & Research Methods (HL10040)
Dr James Betts
This total variance can then be ‘partitioned’
3 points of visual assessment:
-Nature of error:
between trial 1
& trial 2
The ‘P-value’ simply represents the probability that total variance is not due to primary varianceIntroduction to Inferential Statistics
Atkinson, G. and A. M. Nevill. Statistical methods for assessing measurement error (Reliability) in variables relevant to sports medicine. Sports Medicine. 26:217-238, 1998.
Hopkins, W. G. et al. Design and analysis of research on sport performance enhancement. Med. Sci. Sport and Exerc. 31:472-485, 1999.
Hopkins, W. G. et al. Reliability of power in physical performance tests. Sports Medicine. 31:211-234, 2001.
Atkinson, G., ''What is this thing called measurement error?'' , in Kinanthropometry VIII: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK) , Reilly, T. and Marfell-Jones, M. (Eds.), Taylor and Francis, London , 2003.Selected Reading
1) Effect of Plyometric Training on Vertical Jump
2) Effect of Ice Baths on Recovery of Strength
3) Effect of Diet on the Incidence of Muscle Injury
4) Effect of Footwear on Sprint Acceleration
5) Effect of PMR on Competitive Anxiety.Coursework (60% overall grade)
Perform a literature search in order to provide a comprehensive introduction to the research area
Identify the variables of interest and evaluate the research design which was adopted
Formulate and state appropriate hypotheses
Summarise descriptive statistics in an appropriate and well presented manner…Coursework Outline
Select the most appropriate statistical test with justification for your decision
Transfer the output of your inferential statistics into your word document
Interpret your results and discuss the validity and reliability of the study
Draw a meaningful conclusion (state whether hypotheses are accepted or rejected).Coursework Outline
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