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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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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2008 for the course KIN 3502 taught by Professor Porter during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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