SPSS Statistics for Kinesiology and Health
SPSS Statistics for Kinesiology and Health

SPSS Statistics for Kinesiology and Health

Student Price: Contact us to learn more

The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) is one of the most sophisticated software programs available in the field of applied behavioral statistics. The SPSS Chapters and Assignments in this course are designed to expose you to a variety of parametric and nonparametric statistical tests commonly used in the fields of exercise science and sport studies

  

SPSS Statistics for Kinesiology and Health  

David A. Feigley, Ph.D.                                                                     David J. Weiss, M.S.



PREFACE

About SPSS

 The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) is one of the most sophisticated software programs available in the field of applied behavioral statistics. While its graphics package is somewhat limited, the program’s analytical applications are extremely powerful and SPSS can analyze large or small databases almost instantaneously. 

The SPSS Chapters and Assignments in this course are designed to expose you to a variety of parametric and nonparametric statistical tests commonly used in the fields of exercise science and sport studies. Assistance in completing all SPSS assignments is available from:

  • Each chapter contains detailed “cookbook” instructions that can then be applied to the assignments.
  • SPSS software has an excellent tutorial that is available in the dialog box that appears when you first open SPSS.
  • Inorder to add some variety that instructors must review, each chapter contains sub-folders. The Subfolders are named so that the instructor can keep track  of which data has been assigned. Which subfolder is used for any chapter generally does not matter. But Chapter 1,3 and 4 were created using the assumption that all three would use the same dataset (which is created in Chapter 1.