SSEH4603 Data Analysis
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Honours core unit in Sport Science, Exercise and Health [Bachelor of Science (Honours)]
- This unit covers conceptual issues and practical skills unique to quantitative data analysis in the fields of sport science, exercise science and health. The content includes spreadsheet and data file management; descriptive statistics; bivariate correlation procedures; multivariate correlation procedures; group comparisons using t-tests; one-way and multifactor analysis of variance; and non-parametric statistics.
- Students are able to (1) develop a conceptual understanding of correlation procedures and group comparison procedures; (2) perform data entry, data manipulation and data screening; (3) match statistical procedures to research questions and data characteristics; and (4) use statistical software program (SPSS) for data analysis.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) interim (in-semester) tests and (2) an end-of-semester examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Ben Jackson
- Unit rules
- enrolment in the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport Science, Exercise and Health;
Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology (73520)
- Contact hours
- lectures: 1.5 hours per week; labs: 2 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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