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 Glossary
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.