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Damon P. S. Andrew

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Damon P. S. Andrew, PhD, is a professor and dean at Troy University in the College of Health and Human Services. His academic credentials include an associate’s degree from Jefferson Davis Community College, a bachelor’s degree in physical education and a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of South Alabama, two additional master’s degrees in biomechanics and sport management from the University of Florida, and a PhD in sport administration from Florida State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul M. Pedersen

Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, is an associate professor of sport management and the director of the sport management doctoral program at Indiana University at Bloomington. Previously, Pedersen taught sport communication and management courses at several colleges and universities, including Bowling Green State University and Palm Beach Atlantic University. He received his PhD from Florida State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chad D. McEvoy

Chad D. McEvoy, EdD, is an Associate Professor at Illinois State University, where he is the coordinator of the sport management graduate program. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, McEvoy worked in marketing and fund raising in intercollegiate athletics at Iowa State University and Western Michigan University. He has conducted research projects for clients at various level of sport, including professional sport, intercollegiate athletics, Olympic sport, and sports agency organizations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Research Methods and Design in Sport Management

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...After studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:■ Comment on the purpose of survey research■ Discuss technical differences between a survey and a questionnaire■ Describe various interview types and their strengths...

Multicomponent Molecular-Level Models of Body Composition Analysis

ZiMian Wang

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ZiMian Wang, PhD, is an associate research scientist at Columbia University College and research associate in the Obesity Research Center of St. Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital. Trained in biology, biochemistry, physiology, and chemistry, he has published more than 100 research papers on the topic of human body composition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wei Shen

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Robert T. Withers

Robert T. Withers

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Steven B. Heymsfield

Steven B. Heymsfield, MD, brings a broad range of experience in research to the writing of this book. He is trained in physics, chemistry, biology, and medicine, all of which relate to the study of body composition. Dr. Heymsfield is currently the executive director of clinical studies, metabolism at Merck in Rahway, New Jersey, where he oversees Merck’s Clinical Obesity Research Program. Additionally, he is a visiting scientist at the Obesity Research Center at St. Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital. Prior to his current position, Dr. Heymsfield was a professor of medicine at the Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Human Body Composition

Human Kinetics, 2005

Ebook Chapter

...Early body composition method partitions body mass into two components, usually at the molecular level, such as fat and fat-free mass. The equations used to solve for the mass of each component have a measured physical property (e.g., body...

Analyses of Structure

Damon P. S. Andrew

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Damon P. S. Andrew, PhD, is a professor and dean at Troy University in the College of Health and Human Services. His academic credentials include an associate’s degree from Jefferson Davis Community College, a bachelor’s degree in physical education and a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of South Alabama, two additional master’s degrees in biomechanics and sport management from the University of Florida, and a PhD in sport administration from Florida State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul M. Pedersen

Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, is an associate professor of sport management and the director of the sport management doctoral program at Indiana University at Bloomington. Previously, Pedersen taught sport communication and management courses at several colleges and universities, including Bowling Green State University and Palm Beach Atlantic University. He received his PhD from Florida State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chad D. McEvoy

Chad D. McEvoy, EdD, is an Associate Professor at Illinois State University, where he is the coordinator of the sport management graduate program. Prior to pursuing a career in academia, McEvoy worked in marketing and fund raising in intercollegiate athletics at Iowa State University and Western Michigan University. He has conducted research projects for clients at various level of sport, including professional sport, intercollegiate athletics, Olympic sport, and sports agency organizations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Research Methods and Design in Sport Management

Human Kinetics, 2011

Ebook Chapter

...After studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:Discuss the importance of reliability and validityDescribe and categorize the statistical techniques used to analyze structure according to their appropriate...

Emergent Technologies and Remote Clinical Assessment

Measurement Issues in Aging and Physical Activity : Proceedings of the 10th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...Rapid developments in science and technology are profoundly affecting diagnostics, assessment and treatment in health care, and health promotion. Continued innovation, over the next several decades, will precipitate shifts in our basic...

Common Shape Models for Trend Curves

Measurement Issues in Aging and Physical Activity : Proceedings of the 10th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...Suppose we have a single response variable V(t) measured at r times on N subjects. The observations V(t1), . . . , V(tr) for any individual i may represent growth, learning, decline of a function with age, or any measure of interest...

Measurement and Evaluation Council

Measurement Issues in Aging and Physical Activity : Proceedings of the 10th Measurement and Evaluation Symposium

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...It is an honor and a pleasure to talk about the Measurement and Evaluation Council. Just in case some of you don’t know how the Measurement and Evaluation Council fits into an organizational structure, I am going to briefly address...