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Unformatted text preview: KI N 3502 Tests and Measurements in Kinesiology Course Syllabus Posted on semester book Guidelines: 3 credit class 2 hour lecture/ 1 hour lab Grade: 2/3 exams; 1/3 lab grade Each 3 rd of course: test = 100; lab points=50 Each lab section has an instructor who is responsible for grading lab materials Course I nstructor Jared M. Porter Office: 41, Long Field House Ground floor (motor learning lab) Phone: 578-0649 E-mail: jporte5@ lsu.edu Office hours: Tuesday and Wednesday: 12:00-1:00 Other times by appointment General I nformation Lecture: Mondays 9:40 -11:30 Labs Elizabeth Domangue & Rusty Ware Location is dependent on the lab Specific details with each lab Print out lab materials from Semesterbook Students Who are you? Concentration Career goal Any factors that might affect your performance in this class Context for the Course Change is a constant in our society Physical inactivity is recognized as a major health risk factor in our society Health problems associated with physical activity are a major problem Quality of life issues Economic issues Public Health I nitiatives are focused on physical activity Field of Kinesiology has expanded Closely allied with allied health Why is Measurement I mportant? I n order to evaluate the effectiveness of a program: Public health initiatives Rehabilitation programs Programs I nterventions Accurate measurement of target variables is an essential element Accurate assessment of dependent variables: Basis of conducting quality research studies Measurement and Evaluation...
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