Research Methods

Research Ethics

Conducting Systematic Reviews & Meta-Analyses

Recommended Journal Articles

Caldwell, A., Vigotsky, A. D., Nuckols, G., Boardley, I., Schmidt, J., Tenan, M., … Halperin, I. (2019, January 3). Moving Sport and Exercise Science Forward: A Call for the Adoption of More Transparent Research Practices. https://doi.org/10.31236/osf.io/fxe7a

Gray, K., & Wegner, D. M. (2013). Six guidelines for interesting research. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 8(5), 549-553. https://doi.org/10.1177/1745691613497967

Ioannidis, J. P. (2005). Why most published research findings are false. PLoS medicine, 2(8), e124.

Open Science Collaboration. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349(6251), aac4716. http://science.sciencemag.org/content/349/6251/aac4716

Sand‐Jensen, K. (2007). How to write consistently boring scientific literature. Oikos, 116(5), 723-727. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0030-1299.2007.15674.x

Recommended Textbooks

  • Hart, C. (2018). Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Research Imagination. Sage.
  • Furseth, I., & Everett, E. L. (2013). Doing your master's dissertation: from start to finish. Sage.
  • Hall, S. & Getchell, N. (2014) Research Methods in Kinesiology and Health Sciences. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
  • Berg, K. E., & Latin, R.W.(2008). Essentials of research methods in health, physical education, exercise science, and recreation (3rd Ed). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins [google books]
  • Evans,I., Thornton, H. and Chalmers, I. (2010 ) Testing Treatments: Better research for better healthcare. Pinter & Martin Limited [full text]
  • Gallagher, K. (Ed.). (2008). The methodological dilemma: Creative, critical and collaborative approaches to qualitative research. Routledge.[google books]
  • Salkind, N. J. (2011). 100 Questions (and Answers) about Research Methods. London: Sage. [google books]
  • Edwards, R., & Holland, J. (2013). What is qualitative interviewing?. A&C Black.[full text]
  • National Health Service (2006) Research Governance Framework for Health & Social Care (2nd Ed) [full text]
  • Creswell, J. W. (2012). Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five approaches. London: Sage
  • Pawson, R. and Tilley, N. (2004) Realist Evaluation [full text]
  • Silverman, D. (2013). Doing qualitative research: A practical handbook. London: Sage
  • Taylor, B. and Francis, K. (2013) Qualitative Research in the Health Sciences London: Routledge
  • How to use an interview as a method of qualitative research [click here]
  • Office of Behavior and Social Science Research - e-Source online textbook
  • The National Centre for Research Methods - [www resources]

Recommended Resources


Podcasts

National Centre for Research Methods

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