Rehabilitation Research, Principles and Applications, 4th Edition

Rehabilitation Research

4th Edition Principles and Applications

By Russell Carter, EdD, PT, Professor Emeritus, Department of Physical Therapy, Governors State University, University Park, IL; Jay Lubinsky, PhD, CCC-A/SLP, Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication Disorders, Governors State University, University Park, IL and Elizabeth Domholdt, EdD, PT, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Physical Therapy, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN

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