UMass Amherst KIN 110 - Discussion 2 - Reading Primary Source Articles (26 pages)

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Kin 110 - Human Performance & Nutrition
Human Performance & Nutrition Documents

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Discussion Section 2 Reading Primary Source Articles Week of 9 8 14 Questions in small groups 1 What is a primary source and what is a secondary source Which is this article 1 What is a peer reviewed article Reading Primary Scientific Sources Which is the primary source How do you know Which do you trust vs Primary Sources First hand reports of findings of scientific investigation This is a primary source article Why Because the authors are reporting directly on the scientific research study that they investigated Newspapers and Magazines Cardiorespiratory fitness body composition and allcause and cardiovascular disease mortality in men would not appear in a newspaper or magazine A reporter may hear about this study read it and then write a summary of its findings The reporter would be indirectly reporting the findings This would be a secondhand account or secondary source A Game of Telephone Using primary sources is always a better choice Using newspaper and magazine articles is almost never appropriate for academic research Who s checking their work vs The main magazine editor A panel of experts in the field These articles go through the peer review process What is the peer review process The peer review process Why is peer review process so important Published articles have been reviewed by multiple experts Adds credibility Quality control Poorly done experiments and crazy unsupported findings are weeded out Better able to trust findings results Peer Reviewed or Not Peer Reviewed or Not Peer Reviewed or Not Scientific Method Ask Question Background Research Construct Hypothesis Try Again Test with Experiment Analyze Results Hypothesis True Hypothesis False Report Results Sections of A Scientific Article 1 Title 2 Author s 3 Abstract 4 Introduction 5 Subjects and Methods 6 Results 7 Discussion 8 References 9 Tables and Graphs Sections of A Scientific Article Ask Question 1 Title 2 Author s 3 Abstract Background Research Construct Hypothesis 4 Introduction 5



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