Research into Practice: Methodology Insight Measurement Basics: A Must for TR Professionals Today

Authors

  • Ramon B. Zabriskie

Keywords:

Measurement, Assessment, Outcomes, Validity, Reliability

Abstract

It is recognized that there is an increased demand in healthcare today for the use of valid and reliable measurement. Current resources available to therapeutic recreation professionals including published materials and efforts among educational and professional organizations are presented. Basic measurement concepts related to scale development and evaluation including scope, theory, format, validity, reliability, and usability are discussed. Recommendations for therapeutic recreation professionals are made.

Published

2003-10-24

Issue

Section

Research into Practice