163_Exam_1_Study_guide - Exam 1 Study Guide Scientific...

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Exam 1 Study Guide Scientific Method: What are some of the criteria for a research study to be defined as “well controlled”? What would you look for in terms of the use of subjects, methodology and conclusion/discussion? Know some of the key research terms discussed in class, ie. placebo controlled, double blind, reliable, valid, independent and dependent variables, randomly assigned, experimental, observational, etc. What does “peer reviewed” mean and why is information from them considered reliable? What are some of the cautions for athletes taking supplements? What factors should be considered when trying to make a decision to use an ergogenic aid? Ergogenic Aids/Scientific Method: Define ergogenic aid. What types of ergogenic aids are there? Give examples. What are nutritional ergogenic aids? Why are so many questionable aids available for sale to the public? Why do active people frequently rely on ergogenic aids? What influences their decision- making? What are ergolytic aids?
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