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Kang, Minsoo; Bassett, David R.; Barreira, Tiago V.; Tudor-Locke, Catrine; Ainsworth, Barbara; Reis, Jared P.; Strath, Scott; Swartz, Ann – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2009
This study was designed to determine the number of days of pedometer monitoring necessary to achieve reliable and valid estimates of a 1-year average of step counts in adults based on either consecutive days (CD) or random days (RD) of data collection. Twenty-three participants (16 women; M age = 38 years, SD = 9.9) wore a Yamax SW 200 pedometer…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Validity, Reliability, Measurement
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Thomas, Jerry R., Jr.; French, Karen E. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1986
Meta-analysis is a set of procedures used to quantify, integrate, and analyze the findings of a large number of research studies. The article describes the new statistical techniques used and provides an example of their application to data regarding gender differences in throwing velocity of children and adolescents. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Physical Education, Psychomotor Skills, Research Reports
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Godbout, Paul; And Others – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1983
A study investigated the amount of academic learning time students at several Quebec elementary and secondary schools made use of during regular physical education classes. It further explored three major time-related variables: (1) specific content area; (2) learner time engaged with relevant material; and (3) student success rate. (Authors/PP)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Physical Education