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This comprehensive and accessible textbook offers a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. The book offers the reader a step-by-step guide to the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analysing data, to reporting the research, all of which is richly illustrated with sport-related case-studies and examples. The book covers key topics such as: - conceptual Models- qualitative research methods- choosing an appropriate research design- undertaking a literature review- the key research methods such as questionnaires, interviews, content analysis and ethnographic studies. - analysing data, including an introduction to SPSS, as well as guides to descriptive and inferential statistics- writing a research report- the internet as a research toolA much needed book with no competitor titles, this should be essential reading for all undergraduates in sports studies.
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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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