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Rehabilitation Research

Principles and Applications

Covering the full range of rehabilitation research with a clear, easy-to-understand approach, this resource will help you analyze and apply research to practice. Rehabilitation Research: Principles and Applications examines traditional experimental designs as well as nonexperimental and emerging approaches, including qualitative research, single-system design, outcomes research, and survey research. Clinical case studies and references will enhance your skills as a scientist-practitioner. Written by noted educators Russell Carter and Jay Lubinsky, this book emphasizes evidence-based practice within physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other rehabilitation professions.

Book, 592 Pages

Published: October 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3675-1


  • Section 1: Fundamentals of Research for Students and Everyday Practitioners

    1. Rehabilitation Research

    2. Theory in Rehabilitation Research

    3. Evidence-Based Practice NEW!

    4. Finding Research Literature

    5. Research Ethics


    Section 2: Research Design

    6. Research Paradigms

    7. Variables

    8. Validity

    9. Selection and Assignment of Participants


    Section 3: Experiments in Rehabilitation Research

    10. Group Designs

    11. Single-Subject Design


    Section 4: Nonexperimental Research for Rehabilitation

    12. Overview of Nonexperimental Research

    13. Clinical Case Reports


    Section 5: Research Beyond the Everyday

    14. Qualitative Research

    15. Epidemiology

    16. Outcomes Research

    17. Survey Research


    Section 6: Measurement

    18. Measurement Theory

    19. Methodological Research


    Section 7: Data Analysis

    20. Statistical Reasoning

    21. Statistical Analysis of Differences: The Basics

    22. Statistical Analysis of Differences: Advanced

    23. Statistical Analysis of Relationships: The Basics

    24. Statistical Analysis of Relationships: Advanced


    Section 8: Being a Consumer of Research

    25. Evaluating Evidence One Article at a Time

    26. Synthesizing Bodies of Evidence


    Section 9: Implementing Research

    27. Implementing a Research Project

    28. Publishing and Presenting Research



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