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Measurement by the Physical Educator: Why and How
Measurement by the Physical Educator: Why and How

Measurement by the Physical Educator: Why and How, 8th Edition

ISBN10: 1259922421 | ISBN13: 9781259922428
By David Miller
© 2020

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Measurement by the Physical Educator: Why and How, helps the physical education, exercise science, or kinesiology major develop the necessary confidence and skills to measure and assess student' knowledge and physical performance in physical education classes.  Beyond just providing measurement techniques, this instructive, readable text also teaches the reason for the measurement and how to apply the results of assessment to the design of learning activities that will meet students' physical activity needs.  This book prepares future physical educators for work in a variety of settings, both school and non-school, by providing practical methods of measuring skills, knowledge, physical performance, and physical fitness. 

Measurement By The Physical Educator: Why and How, 8e

CHAPTER 1: Measurement, Evaluation, Assessment, and Statistics 
CHAPTER 2: Describing and Presenting a Distribution of Scores 
CHAPTER 3: Investigating the Relationship between Scores 
CHAPTER 4: Investigating the Difference in Scores 
CHAPTER 5: What Is a Good Test? 
CHAPTER 6: Construction of Knowledge Tests 
CHAPTER 7: Assessment and Grading 
CHAPTER 8: Construction and Administration of Psychomotor Tests 
CHAPTER 9: Agility 
CHAPTER 10: Balance 
CHAPTER 11: Cardiorespiratory Fitness 
CHAPTER 12: Flexibility 
CHAPTER 13: Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power 
CHAPTER 14: Anthropometry and Body Composition 
CHAPTER 15: Physical Fitness 
CHAPTER 16: Older Adults
CHAPTER 17: Special- Needs Populations  
CHAPTER 18: Sports Skills 

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David Miller

Dr. David Miller is a Professor of Physical Education at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Dr. Miller is published in professional journals, has coauthored one book, and authored two books. He has taught a measurement and evaluation course for 40 years.


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