Research Methods in Health Promotion (2nd Edition)

Research Methods in Health Promotion (2nd Edition)

By: Richard A. Crosby (author), Laura F. Salazar (author), Ralph J. DiClemente (author)Paperback

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The bestselling textbook to understanding health research, updated and expanded Research Methods in Health Promotion provides students and practitioners with essential knowledge and skills regarding the design, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of research in the field of health promotion. Now in its second edition, this bestselling textbook has been updated with more recent research methodologies and additional information on sampling, participatory and survey research, and qualitative data analysis. The entire research process is covered, with specific points relating to both qualitative and quantitative research. By breaking the daunting process of research into simple and well-defined steps, this user-friendly text encourages students to think about research as a sequential process and provides explanations that facilitate better understanding of each step in the research process. A separate set of chapters cover the more quantitative methodological areas including designs, measurement, sampling, and data analysis in depth, giving readers the understanding they need to apply in practice. This book also provides applied chapters that illustrate the practical aspects of the research process, along with other critical information including grant writing and scientific writing. Evaluate the ethics, design, analysis, and interpretation of research Identify and understand the key components of research studies Analyze and interpret the results of experimental and survey research designs Understand the process of publishing a research report and constructing a grant proposal Research Methods in Health Promotion is ideal for both undergrad and graduate methods courses in health promotion and public health.

About Author

LAURA F. SALAZAR, PHD, is an associate professor and associate dean for research at Georgia State University's School of Public Health. RICHARD A. CROSBY, PHD, is the Good Samaritan Endowed Professor and Chair in the College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky. RALPH J. DiCLEMENTE, PHD, is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health and associate director, Emory Center for AIDS Research at Emory University.

Contents

Figures, Tables, and Boxes vii Preface xv Acknowledgments xix The Authors xxi The Contributors xxiii Foreword xxv Part One: Foundations of Health Promotion Research 1 Chapter 1 Key Steps in the Research Process 3 Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, and Ralph J. DiClemente Chapter 2 Philosophy of Science and Theory Construction 23 Laura F. Salazar, Ralph J. DiClemente, and Richard A. Crosby Chapter 3 Ethical Issues in Health Promotion Research 45 Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, and Ralph J. DiClemente Part Two: Fundamentals of Health Promotion Research 79 Chapter 4 Observational Research Designs 81 Laura F. Salazar, Richard A. Crosby, and Ralph J. DiClemente Chapter 5 Experimental Research Designs 115 Laura F. Salazar, Richard A. Crosby, and Ralph J. DiClemente Chapter 6 Principles of Sampling 147 Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, and Ralph J. DiClemente Chapter 7 Measurement in Health Promotion 177 Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, Richard R. Clayton, and Ralph J. DiClemente Chapter 8 Qualitative Research Strategies and Methods for Health Promotion 209 Laura F. Salazar, Alejandra Mijares, Richard A. Crosby, and Ralph J. DiClemente Part Three: Applications of Health Promotion Research 257 Chapter 9 Conducting Observational Research 259 Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, and Ralph J. DiClemente Chapter 10 Methodological Considerations in the Design, Implementation, and Reporting of Randomized Controlled Trials in Health Promotion Research 285 Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar, and Richard A. Crosby Chapter 11 Community-Based Participatory Research in the Context of Health Promotion 313 Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar, and Richard A. Crosby Chapter 12 Program Evaluation 337 Nancy J. Thompson and Michelle C. Kegler Chapter 13 Survey Research for Health Promotion 367 Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, and Ralph J. DiClemente Part Four: Data Analysis 395 Chapter 14 Statistical Techniques for Analyzing Observational Research in Health Promotion 397 Richard A. Crosby, Laura F. Salazar, and Ralph J. DiClemente Chapter 15 Principles of Statistical Analysis for Randomized Controlled Trials in Health Promotion Research 429 Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar, and Richard A. Crosby Chapter 16 Methods and Procedures for Analyzing Qualitative Data in Health Promotion 455 Laura F. Salazar, Alejandra Mijares, Richard A. Crosby, and Ralph J. DiClemente Part Five: Core Skills Related to Health Promotion Research 491 Chapter 17 Introduction to Scientific Writing 493 Richard A. Crosby, Ralph J. DiClemente, and Laura F. Salazar Chapter 18 Understanding the Grant Process and Developing an Effective Research Grant Application 525 Ralph J. DiClemente, Laura F. Salazar, and Richard A. Crosby Name Index 560 Subject Index 565

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118409060
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9781118409060
  • weight: 966
  • ISBN10: 111840906X
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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