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Exercise Testing and Measurement-WSU

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This custom ebook includes chapters from Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes and Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Exercise Testing and Measurement (SPRT 2002) at Western Sydney University (WSU).

Audience

Custom ebook for students taking the course Exercise Testing and Measurement (SPRT 2002) at Western Sydney University (WSU).
Why Monitor Athletes?
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Research Tools for Athlete Monitoring
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Physiological Effects of Training Stress
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Quantifying Training Stress
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Measures of Fitness and Fatigue
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Concepts in Tests and Measurements
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Using Technology in Measurement and Evaluation
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Descriptive Statistics and the Normal Distribution
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Correlation and Prediction
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Inferential Statistics
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Reliability and Validity
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Criterion-Referenced Tests: Cut Scores, Reliability, and Validity
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition
Mike McGuigan, PhD, CSCS, is a professor of strength and conditioning at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in New Zealand and a member of AUT’s Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand. He is one of the world’s leading scientific researchers on athlete monitoring and is highly regarded internationally for his work on resistance training and strength and power development.

Before working at AUT, McGuigan was at Edith Cowan University and the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse and worked as a sport scientist for High Performance Sport New Zealand. He also has vast experience as an athlete monitoring consultant for elite athletes and coaches, working with high-profile New Zealand sport teams such as the All Blacks and the Silver Ferns.

McGuigan is a strength and conditioning specialist certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He received the NSCA’s Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year Award in 2007 and the William J. Kraemer Most Outstanding Sport Scientist Award in 2016. He serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, and the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance.

James R. Morrow, Jr., PhD, is a regents professor emeritus in the department of kinesiology, health promotion, and recreation at the University of North Texas at Denton. Dr. Morrow regularly taught courses in measurement and evaluation in human performance. He has authored more than 150 articles and chapters on measurement and evaluation, physical fitness, physical activity, and computer use and has made approximately 300 professional presentations. He has also conducted significant research using the techniques presented in the text.

Dr. Morrow served as president of the National Academy of Kinesiology and as chair of the science board of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. He has received research funding from the U.S. Olympic Committee, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the Cooper Institute. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), and the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance Professionals. He is also a research fellow of SHAPE America. Dr. Morrow has chaired the AAHPERD Measurement and Evaluation Council and is a recipient of that council’s Honor Award. He has produced four fitness-testing software packages, including the AAHPERD Health-Related Physical Fitness Test, and was editor in chief of Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport from 1989 to 1993. He was the founding coeditor of the Journal of Physical Activity and Health. He enjoys playing golf, reading, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Dale P. Mood, PhD, is a professor emeritus and former associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Mood taught measurement and evaluation, statistics, and research methods courses beginning in 1970 and has published extensively in the field, including 47 articles and 6 books. He has been a consultant to five NFL football teams and chair of the AAHPERD Measurement and Evaluation Council, and he is a former president of AAALF. He was a reviewer for numerous human movement journals. In his leisure time, Dr. Mood enjoys reading, officiating summer league swimming meets, traveling, following the activities of his 18 grandchildren, and participating in a variety of physical activities.

Weimo Zhu, PhD, is a tenured full professor in the department of kinesiology and community health at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His major area of research is kinesmetrics (i.e., measurement and evaluation in kinesiology).

Dr. Zhu’s primary research interests are the study and application of new measurement theories (e.g., item response theory) and models in the field of kinesiology. His research works have earned him international recognition. He is the editor in chief of the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology, American College of Sports Medicine, and Research Consortium of SHAPE America. He is a member of the FitnessGram/ActivityGram advisory committee. He is also a member of the editorial board for various academic journals and serves on the executive committees of several national and international professional organizations. Dr. Zhu was the chair of the Measurement and Evaluation Council of SHAPE America and received the M&E Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest award in measurement and evaluation, from SHAPE America in 2020.

Minsoo Kang, PhD, is a full professor in the department of health, exercise science, and recreation management at the University of Mississippi. Kang earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Seoul National University in South Korea and his doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His background is in analytics (measurement, applied statistics, and evaluation) in kinesiology with emphasis in IRT, Rasch, and psychometrics. Kang’s research has focused on measurement and statistical methods and their applications to assessments of physical activity and sedentary behavior. He has published more than 140 refereed journal articles, made 10 book contributions, and presented more than 200 research projects. He teaches courses on data analysis, applied statistics, research methods, meta-analysis, and measurement theory and practice in human performance. He enjoys traveling and playing badminton, golf, and tennis.

Kang is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and a research fellow of SHAPE America. He has chaired the AAHPERD Measurement and Evaluation Council and is a recipient of that council’s Honor Award. Kang received the Distinguished Research Award at Middle Tennessee State University. He has served as an associate editor of the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, the Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour, and Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science and is also a member of the editorial board for several journals.

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James R. Morrow, Jr.,Dale P. Mood,Weimo Zhu,Minsoo Kang,Michael R. McGuigan

Exercise Testing and Measurement-WSU

$58.10 USD
This custom ebook includes chapters from Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes and Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Exercise Testing and Measurement (SPRT 2002) at Western Sydney University (WSU).

Audience

Custom ebook for students taking the course Exercise Testing and Measurement (SPRT 2002) at Western Sydney University (WSU).
Why Monitor Athletes?
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Research Tools for Athlete Monitoring
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Physiological Effects of Training Stress
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Quantifying Training Stress
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Measures of Fitness and Fatigue
From Monitoring Training and Performance in Athletes

Concepts in Tests and Measurements
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Using Technology in Measurement and Evaluation
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Descriptive Statistics and the Normal Distribution
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Correlation and Prediction
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Inferential Statistics
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Reliability and Validity
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition

Criterion-Referenced Tests: Cut Scores, Reliability, and Validity
From Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Sixth Edition
Mike McGuigan, PhD, CSCS, is a professor of strength and conditioning at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in New Zealand and a member of AUT’s Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand. He is one of the world’s leading scientific researchers on athlete monitoring and is highly regarded internationally for his work on resistance training and strength and power development.

Before working at AUT, McGuigan was at Edith Cowan University and the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse and worked as a sport scientist for High Performance Sport New Zealand. He also has vast experience as an athlete monitoring consultant for elite athletes and coaches, working with high-profile New Zealand sport teams such as the All Blacks and the Silver Ferns.

McGuigan is a strength and conditioning specialist certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He received the NSCA’s Outstanding Young Investigator of the Year Award in 2007 and the William J. Kraemer Most Outstanding Sport Scientist Award in 2016. He serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning, the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, and the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance.

James R. Morrow, Jr., PhD, is a regents professor emeritus in the department of kinesiology, health promotion, and recreation at the University of North Texas at Denton. Dr. Morrow regularly taught courses in measurement and evaluation in human performance. He has authored more than 150 articles and chapters on measurement and evaluation, physical fitness, physical activity, and computer use and has made approximately 300 professional presentations. He has also conducted significant research using the techniques presented in the text.

Dr. Morrow served as president of the National Academy of Kinesiology and as chair of the science board of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. He has received research funding from the U.S. Olympic Committee, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the Cooper Institute. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), and the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance Professionals. He is also a research fellow of SHAPE America. Dr. Morrow has chaired the AAHPERD Measurement and Evaluation Council and is a recipient of that council’s Honor Award. He has produced four fitness-testing software packages, including the AAHPERD Health-Related Physical Fitness Test, and was editor in chief of Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport from 1989 to 1993. He was the founding coeditor of the Journal of Physical Activity and Health. He enjoys playing golf, reading, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Dale P. Mood, PhD, is a professor emeritus and former associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Mood taught measurement and evaluation, statistics, and research methods courses beginning in 1970 and has published extensively in the field, including 47 articles and 6 books. He has been a consultant to five NFL football teams and chair of the AAHPERD Measurement and Evaluation Council, and he is a former president of AAALF. He was a reviewer for numerous human movement journals. In his leisure time, Dr. Mood enjoys reading, officiating summer league swimming meets, traveling, following the activities of his 18 grandchildren, and participating in a variety of physical activities.

Weimo Zhu, PhD, is a tenured full professor in the department of kinesiology and community health at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His major area of research is kinesmetrics (i.e., measurement and evaluation in kinesiology).

Dr. Zhu’s primary research interests are the study and application of new measurement theories (e.g., item response theory) and models in the field of kinesiology. His research works have earned him international recognition. He is the editor in chief of the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology, American College of Sports Medicine, and Research Consortium of SHAPE America. He is a member of the FitnessGram/ActivityGram advisory committee. He is also a member of the editorial board for various academic journals and serves on the executive committees of several national and international professional organizations. Dr. Zhu was the chair of the Measurement and Evaluation Council of SHAPE America and received the M&E Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest award in measurement and evaluation, from SHAPE America in 2020.

Minsoo Kang, PhD, is a full professor in the department of health, exercise science, and recreation management at the University of Mississippi. Kang earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Seoul National University in South Korea and his doctorate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His background is in analytics (measurement, applied statistics, and evaluation) in kinesiology with emphasis in IRT, Rasch, and psychometrics. Kang’s research has focused on measurement and statistical methods and their applications to assessments of physical activity and sedentary behavior. He has published more than 140 refereed journal articles, made 10 book contributions, and presented more than 200 research projects. He teaches courses on data analysis, applied statistics, research methods, meta-analysis, and measurement theory and practice in human performance. He enjoys traveling and playing badminton, golf, and tennis.

Kang is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and a research fellow of SHAPE America. He has chaired the AAHPERD Measurement and Evaluation Council and is a recipient of that council’s Honor Award. Kang received the Distinguished Research Award at Middle Tennessee State University. He has served as an associate editor of the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports, the Journal for the Measurement of Physical Behaviour, and Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science and is also a member of the editorial board for several journals.

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