KIN 371:
Introduction to Statistics in
Kinesiology
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Class 2: Introduction to
Statistics and
the
Scientific Method
January 6, 2016
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Last Class
3
1
Introductions
Cour

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Final review II
Chapters 7 - 14
What is a sampling distribution?
It is the frequency distribution of a statistic
(e.g. mean, mean differences, standard
deviation etc.)
Its shape depends on sample size (n)
Sampling distribution of the mean
Parent distrib

Question from Mid-term
ATscore of 30 is
A.30 values below the mean
B.one SD below the mean
C.based on a mean of 50 and a SE of 10
D.equivalent to an absoluteZof 2
E.3 SD away from the mean
Important points to note
The presence of a significant interactio

Test #1 Review
Examination Protocol
1) POWER OFF all communication devices
Vibrate mode NOT acceptable
2) All bags/course material/notes under your seat
DO NOT reach under your seat during the test unless
you notify an invigilator
Write with a pencil o

Main and interaction effects
in graphs
If youre required to interpret or draw main or
interaction effects in graphs without use of
statistical output, you will only deal with
2 x 2 or 2 x 3 factorial designs.
Nothing more complicated than that.
More det

Measures of Variability
Range = highest score lowest score
(X X )
Sum of squares
SS =
Variance
(X X)
Standard deviation
2
2
2
N
(X X)
N
2
These are
calculations for
a population
Textbook
p.61-63, an excellent example detailing the
calculation of var

Kiwi Bird Problem
Kiwi birds are born exactly 1 foot tall and grow in 1 foot
intervals. That is, one moment they are 1 foot tall and the
next they are 2 feet tall.
An investigator goes to New Zealand and finds four kiwi birds.
The mean of the four birds

Note:
Before Lecture 2 (Sep 5), have a read about
the MMR vaccine and autism. See link below:
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Lecture buddies make sure youve got at
least one
Chapter 1
Measurement, Statistics,

Clarification slides re.
Final Review Lecture I
Chapters 1-6
About skewed distributions
For positive skewness:
Mode < Median < Mean
When a distribution is normally
shaped (symmetrical), the Mo, Md
and Xbar (mode, median and
mean) will be on the same point

KIN 371:
Introduction to Statistics in
Kinesiology
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Instructor: Carolyn McEwen, PhD
Class 1: Class Introduction
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KIN 371:
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Class 8: Measures of Variability
(Part 2)
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KIN 371:
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Class 11: Standard
Distributions (Part 2)
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Friday
Tutorial
Assignment 1
Du

KIN 371:
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Distributions (Part 1)
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KIN 371: Introduction to Statistics in
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Friday
Tutorial
Assignment 1
Du

KIN 371:
Introduction to Statistics in
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Class 7: Measures of Variability
(Part 1)
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Learning Objectives
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Class 6: Measures of Central
Tendency (Part 2)
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1. TA Introduction
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KIN 371:
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Tendency (Part 1)
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Learning Objectives
By the end of this class, s

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