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Measurement for Evaluation in Kinesiology, Ninth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Ted A. Baumgartner, University of Georgia
Andrew S. Jackson, Professor Emeritus, University of Houston
Matthew T. Mahar, Professor, East Carolina University
David A. Rowe, University of Strathclyde
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284040753
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     428 pages      © 2016
Price: $95.95 US List
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Heavily revised and reorganized, the ninth edition of Measurement for Evaluation in Kinesiology helps students master the essential concepts and principles of measurement and evaluation and equips them with the tools needed to become a successful evaluator within Physical Education and Exercise Science.  Using a student-centered approach, it presents tests and methods for evaluating aerobic fitness, body composition, skill achievement, youth fitness, and much more.  The Ninth Edition highlights the practical skills and materials that readers need and clearly outlines each chapters objectives. It goes on to discuss the latest public health initiatives, computer-based evaluations, and Healthy People 2020.

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  • Objectives at the opening of each chapter focus the students' attention on the key concepts that will be discussed
  • Important formulas are provided throughout the text and provide an easy reference for student use in the course and in their future careers
  • Tables and figures used throughout the text provide a visual representation on the concepts discussed in the chapter
  • Formative Evaluation of Objectives, found at the end of each chapter, help students determine in they have mastered the objectives set fourth at the beginning of the chapter
  • Additional Learn Activities provide students with added ways to gain more experience with the concepts presented within the chapter
  • Instructor Resources include a Test Bank, Lecture Outlines in PowerPoint format, and an Image Bank.

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Written for the upper-level undergraduate course within Physical Education and Exercise Science

Part  I  Introduction and Practical Aspects of Measurement
  Chapter  1  Introduction to Measurement and Evaluation
  Chapter  2  Practical Aspects of Testing
Part  II  Quantitative Aspects of Measurement
  Chapter  3  Statistical Tools
  Chapter  4  Reliability and Objectivity
  Chapter  5  Validity
Part  III  Assessment of Physical Activity and Fitness
  Chapter  6  Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior
  Chapter  7  Aerobic Fitness
  Chapter  8  Body Composition
  Chapter  9  Musculoskeletal Fitness
  Chapter  10  Youth Fitness and Physical Activity
Part  IV  School-based Evaluation
  Chapter  11  Grading and Standard Setting
  Chapter  12  Authentic and Alternative Assessment
  Chapter  13  Sport Skill
  Chapter  14  Knowledge Tests and Questionnaires

Ted A. Baumgartner-University of Georgia

Ted A. Baumgartner earned his undergraduate degree in physical education from Oklahoma State University, his master’s degree in physical education from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and his doctorate from the University of Iowa. He was on the faculty at Indiana University from 1967 to 1977, teaching measurement courses and statistics courses. Since 1977, he has been a professor at the University of Georgia teaching measurement courses, statistics courses, and introduction to research courses. Dr. Baumgartner is a co-author of the book Conducting & Reading Research in Kinesiology (5th edition). He started the journal Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science and was the first editor of the journal. Dr. Baumgartner is a member of the National Academy of Kinesiology.

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Andrew S. Jackson-Professor Emeritus, University of Houston

Dr. Andrew “Tony” Jackson, F.A.C.S.M., is presently Professor Emeritus at the University of Houston (UH). He earned his advanced degrees from the University of Minnesota (1963) and Indiana University (1969). He was a professor at UH for 45 years and taught courses on measurement/evaluation, and research design/methods. While at UH he also held a research consultantship at the Cardio-Pulmonary Laboratory, NASA/Johnson Space Center and was an adjunct professor at Baylor College of Medicine. His focus of research was physiological test validation. The focus of the research was body composition and aerobic capacity and he has published extensively on these topics. He worked in industry to develop legal and valid pre-employment tests for physically demanding jobs. Tony conducted public health research examining the influence of exercise on obesity and health. He had major research funding on these topics from the National Institute of Health (NIH). He presently works on aging research at the Udde Research Center and Rowing Club located at Onalaska, Texas. He is an avid rower.

Matthew T. Mahar-Professor, East Carolina University

Matthew T. Mahar is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology at East Carolina University and Director of the Activity Promotion Laboratory. He holds a BS degree in Physical Education from SUNY Cortland and an MEd in Exercise Science and an EdD in Measurement and Research in Exercise Science from the University of Houston. Dr. Mahar has taught and coached at the high school level and has conducted research in schools and in after-school programs. He is a member of the FitnessGram Scientific Advisory Committee and a former member of the President’s Council for Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Science Board. Dr. Mahar received the University of North Carolina Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching and the East Carolina University Scholar-Teacher Award. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and of the National Academy of Kinesiology. He enjoys exercising every day, tracking his steps, and RAGBRAI.

David A. Rowe-University of Strathclyde

David A. Rowe is a Reader in Exercise Science at the University of Strathclyde. He has a BEd in physical education from the University of Worcester, a MS in health science from Springfield College, and a PhD in exercise science from the University of Georgia. Prior to his college teaching career, Dr. Rowe taught physical education and coached several sports at the elementary school and high school level, in three different countries. He has served as a section editor and editorial board member of several journals, is co-founder (with Dr. Baumgartner) of the journal Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, and is a past Chair of the AAHPERD Measurement and Evaluation Council. His research has been published in over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and via over 150 national and international conference presentations. His favorite modes of escape from sitting at a desk include hiking in the Scottish countryside, riding a mountain bike, and pulling weeds.

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284040753

Answers to In-Text Questions
Image Bank
Instructor Manual
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Syllabus
Test Bank
Transition Guide

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