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Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences by Mike J. McNamee
Book DescriptionResearch Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences puts ethics at the centre of research in these rapidly expanding fields of knowledge. Placing the issues in historical context, and using informative case studies, the authors examine how moral theory can guide research design, education, and governance. As well as theoretical analysis, key practical concerns are critically discussed, including: * informed consent * anonymity, confidentiality and privacy * plagiarism, misappropriation of authorship, research fraud and 'whistleblowing' * ethics in qualitative research * vulnerable populations * trans-cultural research. Providing an accessible and robust theoretical framework for ethical practice, this book challenges students, researchers and supervisors to adopt a more informed and proactive approach to ethics in exercise, health and sports research. This insightful text will be of great interest to those taking a kinesiology, human movement, sport science or sport studies degree course.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415298810
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mike J. McNamee
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Ethics of Sports, Paperback (June 2010)
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Exercise and Eating Disorders, Hardback (March 2010)» View all books by Mike J. McNamee
Eating disorders (EDs) have become a social epidemic in the developed world. This book addresses the close links between EDs and exercise, helping us to understand why people with EDs often exercise to excessive and potentially harmful levels.
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Author Biography - Mike J. McNamee
Mike McNamee is Reader in the Centre for Philosophy, Humanities and Law in Health Care at the University of Wales Swansea. Steve Olivier is Professor of Sport and Exercise Science and Head of the School of Social and Health Sciences at the University of Abertay Dundee. Paul Wainwright is Professor of Nursing in the Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences at Kingston University and St George's, University of London.
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