Due Date: Dec 14, 2016 23:59:59 Max Points: 60
Refer to The Use of Electro-Acupuncture in Conjunction with Exercise for the Treatment of Chronic Low-Back Pain, by Yeung, Leung, and Chow.
Complete the Yeung Analysis Worksheet.
Examine the question the researchers were trying to answer and write an essay (500-750 words) that explains why you feel the t-test was chosen. Choose one of the other tools studied so far in this course and explain why it would not provide relevant findings.
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Yeung Analysis Worksheet
Yeung, C., Leung, M., & Chow, D. H. K. (2003). The Use of Electro-Acupuncture in Conjunction with Exercise for the Treatment of Chronic Low-Back Pain. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 9(4), 479-490. Retrieved from http://library.gcu.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=10555113&site=ehost-live&scope=site
|What was the research question?|
|What were the independent variables?
What was the dependent variable?
|What was the sample size and how was it chosen?|
|What was the experimental design and use of control group?|
|Were the instruments of measurement shown to be reliable and valid?|
|What data types were included?|
|Describe the statistics used, what they were used for, and the results.|
|What were the researchers conclusions? How did they answer the research question(s)?|
|How was error controlled?|
|Did you see any concerns with the research study? If so, what?|