2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

EXSC 3300 - Research Methods in Exercise Science


Goals: This course will acquaint students with various methodological approaches used in the fields of exercise science and kinesiology. Students will gain experience in research design and methodology, data collection methods, and analytical techniques through the development and execution of a research project.

Content: Study design, methodology, and principles of testing and measurement in exercise science. Includes basic statistical methods most commonly used in exercise science. Emphasis is placed on engagement with the scientific literature, the process of following the scientific method, development of hypotheses and appropriate hypothesis testing, and ethics in human subjects research.

Taught: Alternate years, spring term

Prerequisite: MATH 1200, QMBE 1310, or an equivalent statistics course, with a grade of C- or better

Credits: 4