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RESEARCH METHODS IN SPORTS SCIENCES COURSE IDENTIFICATION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY204 RESEARCH METHODS IN SPORTS SCIENCES 4 3 3 7

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Information on purpose and content of the course. Basic concepts and definitions related to science and scientific research. Narration, question-response discussion method
2 Book Reading Scientific Research Methods: Classification and comparison of qualitative and quantitative research Narration, question-response discussion method
3 Book Reading Scientific Research Methods: Investigation of research models in qualitative research. Narration, question-response discussion method
4 Book Reading Scientific Research Methods: Examination of research models in quantitative research. Narration, question-response discussion method
5 literature review, article samples Examination of preferred research methods in Physical Education and Sports Sciences. Narration, question-response discussion method
6 ppt file, Preparation of Presentation Examination of variable types of scientific research (dependent, independent, regulatory, control and intermediate) with examples. Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
7 literature review, article samples LITERATURE REVIEW Explanation of the ways of accessing scientific knowledge, applying scientific research in databases (articles, theses etc). Narration, question-response discussion method
8 Book Reading General review Narration, question-response discussion method
9 - MID-TERM EXAM -
10 ppt file, Preparation of Presentation Examination of the stages of the scientific research process (selection of topic, purpose, importance, problem and sub problem, hypothesis, limitations and assumption) Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
11 literature review, article samples Universe in Scientific Research (target universe, accessible universe) and sampling methods in scientific studies. Narration, question-response discussion method
12 Book Reading Data Collection methods Narration, question-response discussion method
13 literature review, article samples Reference techniques (APA 6) Indications of direct and indirect quotations Narration, question-response discussion method
14 ppt file, Preparation of Presentation Thesis and article samples Interpretation and discussion of research methods, variables, data collection techniques and research findings through thesis or article samples. Student Presentations Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
15 ppt file, Preparation of Presentation Thesis and article samples Interpretation and discussion of research methods, variables, data collection techniques and research findings through thesis or article samples. Student Presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Applied Group Study
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -