Measurement of Physical Activity
o Any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that
results in energy expenditure (behavior)
o Subset of PA- planned, structured, and repetitive and has a
Risk of cardiovascular and musculoskeletal injury especially
with sedentary individuals
First step: Informed Consent
Process of documentation th
Descriptive Statistics and the Normal Distribution
o Domains of Human Performance (Ch. 1)
o Illustrate types of data and associated measurement scales
o Discuss summation notation and reporting data
o Understand measures of central
Physical Fitness and Activity Assessment in Adults
The attainment or maintenance of physical capacities that are
related to good or improved health and are not necessary for
performing daily activities and confronting expected
Ch 8 KIN 3502
Understand processes and concerns associated with planning, constructing, and administering
Common areas of investigation for test creation
Typical issues that arise
a test, broadly defined, is a se
Concepts in Tests and Measurements
Nature of Measurement and Evaluation
Purposes of Measurement, Testing, and Evaluation
Reliability and Validity
Making effective decisions depends on first obtaining relevant
information, then usi
KIN 3502 CH 4
Correlation and Prediction
Calculate statistics to understand the relationship between variables
Calculate and interpret the Pearson product-moment correlation
coefficient and the standard error of estimate
KIN 3502 Exam 1 notes
Measurement: the act of assessing, usually resulting in assigning a number to quantify the
amount of the characteristic being assessed
Test: written, oral, physiological, psychological, or mechanical instrument or tool u
KIN 3502 CH 6!
Ch 4 review Review: What is the difference between r and r^2?
R= measures how two variables are related
R^2= measures shared variance bw two variables
GRE and graduate school success= prediction
GRE and undergrad GPA to get int
CH 7- Criterion-Referenced Reliability and Validity
Define a criterion-referenced test
Explain the development, advantages, and limitations of criterion-referenced measurement
Select appropriate statistical tests and interpret the
Core undergraduate course Van Gemmert
INTRODUCTION TO MOTOR LEARNING
School of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University
KIN 3513, Section 2
Instructor Sections 2 & 3:
Instructor Section 1:
Dr. Arend W. A. Van Gemmer
Chapter 1 Intro to the Human Body
a. Anatomy- structure of a body part
b. Dissection- carefully cutting apart of a body (research, study
c. Prossection- body has already been dissected
d. Physiology- function of a body part
BIO 1202 Notes
* Darwins birthday suit*-watch video before first
Phenotype VS Genotype
Phenotype-all expressed traits of an organism.
Genotype- the entire genetic makeup of an individual
(genome) its full complement of genes a
KINES 2501 TEST QUESTIONS
Who is the goddess of victory?
What are the Hellanodikai?
What are the statues that lined the entrance and were built
from the money/fines of the corrupt athletes called?
How did a wrestler/boxer signal defea
BIOLOGY 1209 FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE
Ways science can be communicated.
Media, journals, poster presentations.
2) Steps of hypothesis testing.
1- Make assumption
2- State the research and null hypothesis
3- Selecting the sample distribution and speci
The meaning of the title Gravity comes to life at the end of the movie when Dr. Stone finally
crawls to freedom on Earth. Dr. Stone and her crewmembers were in severe damage when their
spacecraft was struck by a cloud of debris. The
Is about functions
The coordination and activation of muscular, skeletal,
and neurological functions to produce movements.
Is about changes
The process of c
THE MEASUREMENT OF
Why study the measurement of
The measurement of performance is
Motor control and learning research
Tracking progress (deterioration)
How to assess
Every athlete must find the sport
for which he or she is best suited.
-Billie Jean King
Motor Performance and Abilities
Study of peoples differences
Stable, enduring tendencies for
individuals to be different from each
other in performance
THE NEUROMOTOR BASIS
FOR MOTOR CONTROL
One of the biggest challenges for motor
physiology is to understand how we can
move as adaptively and effortlessly as we
Basic knowledge needed to understand
and appreciate the complexity,
Arithmetic average of scores in a
The scores need to be at least at least
The mean is the central point in a dataset with a normal distribution
Square root of
Plant evolution and diversity
o Lack introns
o Have introns, but they do not have nuclei
Produce their own food
Ch. 2 Outline
What is a neuron, what are the main parts of a neuron?
o Soma, Dendrite, Axon
What are glial cells?
What are nerves?
How do neurons transmit messages?
o Action potential
What are the ways in which drugs ca
Ch. 4 Lecture 1 and 2: Consciousness Sleep, Dreams, and Hypnosis
What is consciousness and what creatures experience it?
o Waking consciousness
o Altered state of consciousness
What are some examples of altered state of consciousness?
What is sleep
KIN 3502: Tests and Measurement in Kinesiology
Stats Lab 1: Managing Data in EXCEL, Central Tendency, and Variance
Written portion of Lab 1
Be sure to round to two decimal places!
1. Fill in values for Tables 1-3 from the Excel file you completed in Lab (
Health (wellness) is active- controlled by behavior and choices.
As you age the things you can control decrease
o Its the most expensive place to have a baby
Its about 10,000 dollars if youre in the hospital and about
Wed. Aug 24
Theme of the course
o HEALTH/ WELLNESS IS ACTIVE *
o Active means that you control it
Efficient: you get your stuff done
Effective: when you can be efficient permanently then youre effective
We have the ability to respond to anythi
Chapter 6: Proprioception, Touch, & Vision- Part 1
Proprioception, Touch, & Vision
Sensory information is essential for all theories of motor control and learning
Information before the movement
Information during the movement
The Classification of Motor Skills
Is about function
The coordination and activation of muscular, skeletal, and
neurological functions to produce movements.
Is about changes
Pre-assessment Screening/Risk Factors
Pre-assessment screening Risk of cardiovascular and musculoskeletal injury especially with
First step: informed consent
o Process of documentation that attests to the fact that clear