Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies guides the student through the full research process, from selecting the most appropriate statistical procedure, to analysing data, to the presentation of results, illustrating every key step in the process with clear examples, case-studies and data taken from real sport and exercise settings.

Every chapter includes a range of features designed to help the student grasp the underlying concepts and relate each statistical procedure to their own research project, including definitions of key terms, practical exercises, worked examples and clear summaries. The book also offers an in-depth and practical guide to using SPSS in sport and exercise research, the most commonly used data analysis software in sport and exercise departments. In addition, a companion website includes more than 100 downloadable data sets and work sheets for use in or out of the classroom, full solutions to exercises contained in the book, plus over 1,300 PowerPoint slides for use by tutors and lecturers.

Statistics for Sport and Exercise Studies is a complete, user-friendly introduction to the use of statistical tests, techniques and procedures in sport, exercise and related subjects.

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chapter 1|18 pages

Data, information and statistics

chapter 2|14 pages

Using this book

chapter 3|24 pages

Descriptive statistics

chapter 4|14 pages

Standardized scores

chapter 5|17 pages


chapter 6|23 pages

Data distributions

chapter 7|24 pages

Hypothesis testing

chapter 8|14 pages


chapter 9|22 pages

Linear regression

chapter 10|20 pages


chapter 11|27 pages

Analysis of variances

chapter 12|24 pages

Factorial ANOVA

chapter 13|25 pages

Multivariate ANOVA

chapter 14|18 pages

Non-parametric tests

chapter 15|13 pages

Chi square

chapter 16|15 pages

Statistical classification

chapter 17|13 pages

Cluster analysis

chapter 19|31 pages


chapter 20|11 pages

Statistical power