STATISTICS

STATISTICS

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Code
67102
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd year of 8744 Movement, Sport and Health Sciences (L-22) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/01
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (Movement, Sport and Health Sciences)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Statistical elaboration of data from physical activities and sports

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The teaching of Statistics, included in this integrated teaching, aims to provide the necessary knowledge to analyze methods for functional evaluation of athletes, with grip to applied profession.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowing the techniques and the methods to perform data collection, organization, preparation and representation (descriptive statistics), as well as hints of probability theory and statistical inference in order to evaluate physical exercise and its effects on samples and population.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The variability of biological data. Concept of measurement and type of statistical variables.
Unit of measure and order of magnitude. Rounding numbers and scientific notation.
Errors of measurement. Data transformation.
Absolute and relative frequencies, percentage, percentage changes.
Collection, organization and graphical representation of data.
Central tendency (averages and quantiles).
Statistical dispersion (variation range, variance, standard deviation, standard error, coefficient of variation).
Probability of events, probability distributions: normal curve.
Population, sampling and statistical inference: theory and types of sampling, confidence intervals of mean and percentages.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

STATISTICA MEDICA PER LE PROFESSIONI SANITARIE
Lantieri, Risso, Ravera.
McGraw-Hill 2004

or


Elementi di Statistica medica.
Lantieri, Risso, Ravera.
McGraw-Hill Companies, Milano (2007).

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Tuesday 14:00 to 15:00 Friday 11:00 to 12:00 Statistics Unit, , DISSAL Via Pastore 1, 16132, Genova  

Exam Board

PIERO RUGGERI (President)

FRANCESCA LANTIERI (President)

MARCO BOVE (President)

LAURA STRASSERA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

LESSONS START

Third year, first semester: early October

EXAMS

Exam description

Written test

Assessment methods

To solve or at least to correctly lay out exercises regarding the matter basic elements as listed in the program