Lab Reports and Projects in Sport and Exercise Science: A guide for students provides a comprehensive overview of what should be contained within each section of a scientific report, and clearly explains how it should be presented. Written in a friendly and engaging style, it guides the reader through abstracts, literature reviews, methodology, reporting discussions and referencing, and contains a wealth of examples and practical advice on how to improve and refine your own writing.
From writing a first lab report to preparing a final year dissertation or postgraduate thesis, sports and exercise science students at all levels will find this book a valuable resource in developing both skill and confidence in scientific communication.
The layout of the book is designed to reflect that of a typical scientific report, to help students plan their own projects.
Each chapter includes numerous examples, exercises and activities to engage students and develop skills in each aspect of report writing.
Includes discussion of critical appraisal techniques to help students refine their research questions.
All data sets and illustrations used are drawn from the key disciplines in sport and exercise science, including physiology, psychology and biomechanics.