Select topics that you would like to study. Note how you might address the elements of the research questions and hypotheses for a proposed study about your selected topics.
chosen topic is obesity as a sporting problem
What is your topic?
If the study is qualitative or mixed methods:
Qualitative strategy of inquiry
Using the script from the textbook (p. 131), write a central question for your study:
What is your research topic?
If the study is quantitative or mixed methods:
Write a descriptive research question for a dependent variable:
Using the scripts from the textbook (p. 133), write an inferential research question to compare groups or related variables:
What is your research topic? If the study is mixed methods:
Mixed methods design
Mixing procedures that you will use (e.g., use qualitative data to explain initial quantitative results or compare and contrast qualitative results with the quantitative results)
Overall content goal of the study
Based on your mixed methods design, will you list your quantitative or qualitative questions first? Explain.
Write a mixed methods research question that conveys the content goal of the study:
Write a mixed methods research question that conveys the procedures for mixing within the study.