"Measurement and Evaluation by the Physical Educator: Why and How" provides a clear, uncomplicated approach to the topic. Through Miller's straightforward explanations, the student will be able to develop the skills to use and interpret fundamental statistics; to select and administer appropriate tests for measurement of physical performances; to interpret the measurement results; and to prescribe programs to meet the needs of the tested individuals. In addition, the student will learn classroom skills and will be able to construct effective objectives and knowledge tests, and evaluate the results. Study aids for reinforcement of chapter objectives are provided throughout the text.
Table of Contents
1 Measurement, Evaluation, Assessment, and Statistics 2 Describing and Presenting a Distribution of Scores 3 Investigating the Relationship of Scores 4 Investigating the Difference in Scores 5 What is a Good Test? 6 Construction of Knowledge Tests 7 Assessing and Grading the Students 8 Construction and Administration of Psychomotor Tests 9 Agility 10 Balance 11 Cardiorespiratory Fitness 12 Flexibility 13 Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power 14 Anthropometry and Body Composition 15 Physical Fitness 16 Older Adult 17 Special-Needs Populations 18 Sports Skills 19 Affective Behavior Appendix A Square Root Example Appendix B Values of the Correlation (r) Appendix C Critical Values of t (Two-Tailed Test) Appendix D F-Distribution Appendix E Values of the Studentized Range (q)