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Illustrated with sport-related case-studies, this title presents such topics as qualitative and quantitative research methods, research design, literature reviews, ethical issues in research, and research techniques. It is suitable for students undertaking a dissertation or research project as part of their studies. What is research? -- The research process -- Research traditions -- Research questions, aims and objectives -- Reviewing the literature -- Theories, concepts and variables -- Research designs for sports studies -- Collecting data I : the questionnaire survey -- Collecting data II : research interviews -- Collecting data III : unobtrusive methods : observation and content analysis -- Collecting data IV : ethnographic research in sport -- Analysing data I : quantitative data analysis -- Analysing data II : qualitative data analysis -- Writing the research report -- Practical issues
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Christopher A. Gratton (born July 5, 1975) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who last played with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.
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