Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R

2nd Edition

Dale P. Mood, James R. Morrow, Jr., Matthew B. McQueen

Published July 24, 2019
Textbook - 412 Pages - 65 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780815381204 - CAT# K339308

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An understanding and working knowledge of the basic principles of statistics are of central importance in understanding the sport and health sciences. Introduction to Statistics in Human Performance: Using SPSS and R provides students facing statistical problems for the first time with an accessible and informal introduction to the key concepts and procedures of statistical analysis.

Now in its second edition, the book covers processes involved in using both SPSS and R, and includes chapters on:

  • research methods
  • descriptive statistics
  • the normal curve and standard scores
  • correlation and regression
  • inferential statistics introduction
  • issues in inferential statistics
  • t-tests
  • anova, factorial anova and manova
  • advanced statistics, and
  • nonparametric statistics

Including examples relevant to the field, review questions, practice computer problems and activities throughout, and online materials including step-by-step video guides, data tables for importing into computer activities, a bank of possible test questions, and PowerPoint® slides, the book offers students all the tools they need to understand statistical concepts in sport and exercise. This is a vital resource for any students of sport and exercise science, kinesiology, physical therapy, athletic training, and fitness and health taking classes in statistics.


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