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For lab two, please locate a peer-reviewed research paper from an academic journal relating to any topic within care and prevention of athletic injuries. No abstracts will be accepted, your article must be a full-text. This may include, but not limited to, rehabilitation, injury prevention, corrective exercise, factors influencing performance, etc. Once you find a peer-reviewed research article, please complete the attached article critique document and submit the saved peer-reviewed journal article, completed article critique document, and citation on or before 11:59 pm on Sunday, September 27.
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Article Critique Form
Respond to the questions below for each section of the research report. Write your well-crafted answers in paragraph form with at least one paragraph per section.
· Significance – Does the topic appear important to society? Is it personally relevant?
· Language – Is the presentation clear and objective? Is the language consistent with the approach used by the researchers?
· Literature Review – Is there balance in the point of view found in the citations? Is there an appropriate time frame, with some older and some more current references? Is there a coherent theme? Are primary sources emphasized?
· Research Questions – Are the questions/objectives clearly identified?
· If the study if qualitative, are the questions/objectives supported by the literature review and/or by the data that emerged during the study?
· If the study is qualitative, are the questions/objectives open-ended to facilitate theme exploration?
· If the study if quantitative, are the questions/objectives limited to those with direct foundation in the literature review?
· What – Can you identify the target population?
· Who – Is sufficient detail provided about the participants to judge if they are consistent with the target?
· Where – Did the researchers identify the setting, and is that setting appropriate?
· When – Did the researchers identify the time period during which the study was conducted?
· How – Did the researchers specify how participants were selected, and did the selection procedure appear to be appropriate?
· Why – Was there explanation for why these participants were chosen, and is there reason to suggest a bias in selection that would influence the findings?
· Completeness – Was sufficient detail provided about the procedures so that the study can be replicated?
· Appropriateness – Do the procedures appear relevant for the research questions/objectives identified for the study?
· Identification – Were the tools used to gather information clearly identified?
· Quality – Do the instruments used to gather information appear appropriate and sufficient to define and describe the variables that were being studied?
· Clarity – Were the findings clearly reported?
· Completeness – Were there indicators of an incomplete analysis, and, if so, was the reason explained?
· Style – Is the discussion clearly written?
· Relevance – Is the discussion focused on how the findings are related to the objectives of the study?
· Conclusions – Do the conclusions follow logically from the results?
· Completeness – Are implications, limitations, and recommendations for further res