Notes and tips on surveys

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Hurst, P. and Bird, S. 2019. Notes and tips on surveys. in: Bird, S. (ed.) Research Methods in Physical Activity and Health London and New York Routledge. pp. 102-108
AuthorsHurst, P. and Bird, S.
EditorsBird, S.
Abstract

The aims of this chapter are to introduce the reader to survey research and its application within health and physical activity. Depending on the reader’s intended research methods, it may be beneficial to read this chapter alongside those on interviews and focus groups, and questionnaires, given that much of the information presented in these chapters relates and informs the others to provide a more comprehensive coverage. These chapters have been presented in this way to provide an informative coverage of the topic without excessive duplication and repetition of material.

Page range102-108
Year2019
Book titleResearch Methods in Physical Activity and Health
PublisherRoutledge
Output statusPublished
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Place of publicationLondon and New York
ISBN9781138067684
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Print04 Jan 2019
Publication process dates
Deposited08 Mar 2019
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