Lab Reports and Projects in Sport and Exercise Science: A Guide for Students

Lab Reports and Projects in Sport and Exercise Science: A Guide for Students

By: Mike Price (author)Paperback

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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. Key features * 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.

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Mike Newell is the Course Director for Sport and Exercise Science at Coventry University, UK.


Introduction Chapter 1: Abstracts Chapter 2: Introductions and Literature reviews Chapter 3: Methods Chapter 4: Results Chapter 5: The Discussion Chapter 6: Referencing and general writing tips References Appendices

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780273758402
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780273758402
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0273758403

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