Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications

Follow-through: Does not swing arm through and does not have weight forward. ... extension of the legs, no arm swing, transfers weight forward, contacts ball away from body, slants platform toward target, shoulders square to target.

Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Activity Applications

This book takes a learner-oriented approach as it strives to make complex material understandable and usable. By understanding the underlying principles of measurement and evaluation, readers will then be able to apply those principles and concepts in a variety of physical activity and health-related settings. Practical exercises and applications demonstrate the usefulness of measurement and evaluation, reinforce key points, and make readers active participants in their own education. The book is divided into three parts. Part One introduces the measurement process, showing readers the relevance of measurement and evaluation to their personal and professional lives, and including examples and statistics related to such concepts as validity, reliability, and objectivity. The two chapters in Part Two further help readers understand numbers and assist those who need to use more advanced statistical calculations. Part Three presents measurement and evaluation applications in various settings, such as measuring physical fitness; measuring exercise, physical activity, and health; measuring in competitive sports and coaching; measuring and evaluating knowledge and assigning grades; and measuring in research. Throughout, discussions and examples show the relevance and application of measurement and evaluation in various professions, including physical therapy, athletic training, fitness/wellness management, exercise and sport psychology, exercise science, coaching, and physical education.

More Books:

It's Good for Your Game
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: T. J. Tomasi
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

Presents advice from a former professional golfer to help players improve their game, correct common mistakes, and control mental aspects of the game.
The Single Plane Golf Swing
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Todd Graves, Tim O'Connor
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-03 - Publisher: BrownBooks.ORM

“Through this wonderful book, frustrated golfers can learn to swing like Moe [Norman] and improve their games.” —Anthony Robbins, #1 New York Times–bestselling author The mysterious and reclusive genius Moe Norman is acknowledged as the best ball-striker in the history of golf by many of the game’s greats. The Single
Australian Football
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Andrew McLeod, Trevor D. Jaques
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Human Kinetics

"From basic ball handling to more challenging ruckwork, Australian Football: Steps to Success provides full technical guidance. Carefully selected drills speed the learning process and help monitor progress. You then apply those skills on the field with the tactical approaches essential to commanding every facet of the game. The final
The Perfect Golf Swing Tips: The Ultimate Golf Guide Step By Step for Beginners!
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Mike Creager
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-27 - Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

This eBook presents the fundamentals in sequence. You'll learn what they are, their purpose, how to apply them, where they are located in the swing, and how they affect each other. Learning about this golf swing, as taught by teachers as "knowledge of facts and laws arranged in an orderly
The Inner Game of Golf
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: W Timothy Gallwey
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-15 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

How to improve your game and discover your true potential by increasing your concentration, willpower and confidence Every golfer, whether amateur or pro, who has ever picked up a club knows what it's like to get the yips - that feeling when you inexplicably lose control of your shot, and