Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

Critical Perspectives on Research Methods

eBook - 2005
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Can sports science research ever be 'theory neutral'?What role does 'experience' play in our assessment or statistical data?This unique interdisciplinary study calls on scientists and social scientists involved in the study of sport to reflect critically on the nature and aims of scientific enquiry. Leading researches from physiology, psychology, biomechanics, sociology, philosophy, coaching and statistics address the conceptual debates underpinning research within their respective fields and challenge to the prevailing orthodoxy of positivism and reductive science. By bringing toget.
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2005
ISBN: 9780203506004
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 253 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: McNamee, M. J. (Mike J.)


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