2 edition of measurement of personal health found in the catalog.
measurement of personal health
Frederick Charles Thorne
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Frederick C. Thorne and Vladimir Pishkin.|
|Series||Archives of the behavioral sciences -- no. 53|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||42 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||42|
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If you are doing research, whether you are developing measures or using already developed measures, the information in this book will help you to.Measurement is the process of observing and recording the observations that are collected as part of a research effort. There are two major issues that will be considered here.
First, you have to understand the fundamental ideas involved in measuring. Here we consider two of major measurement concepts.