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Department
Kinesiology
Course
KIN 330
Professor
Peter Hall
Semester
Winter

Description
Lecture 8 – Research Questions Research Questions • Purpose: o To learn something new o To resolve a debate o To learn more about something incompletely understood • Sources: o Clinical experience o Clinical theory o Professional literature  Gaps/conflicts • gaps in CTE literature give way to research questions • ie. Does drug abuse or CTE come first?  Replication • Singles out whether the study was actually due to random  chance Why isn’t there more replication? • Boring – novelty more interesting • Hard to get published • Difficult to do o far transfer (what we care about) – transfer to a completely diff domain  of task o near transfer (we don’t care)– do a task and then do something similar to  the task – get progressively better at it Importance • the “so what” test o contribution of new knowledge o refinement of theory Answerable • can the question be answered through scientific inquiry? (any refinements  needed?) Feasible • can it be answered in the context of a study that could actually be conducted in  the real world? • The challenge in CTE questions, we cannot answer until post mortem stage where  experiments can be conducted Target Population • Who needs to be studied and are there any other alternatives? DVs and IDVs Research Objectives • Can be of four general types
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