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Sports Injury Research$
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Evert Verhagen and Willem van Mechelen

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199561629

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.001.0001

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Defining a research question

Defining a research question

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(p.3) Chapter 1 Defining a research question
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Sports Injury Research
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Peta White

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.01

This chapter deals with the starting base of any study, the research question. Most ideas and conceptions for studies are derived from practical expertise or previous studies. Before one can start truly studying these ideas, a solid and sound research question should be defined. This is not as easy as it sounds. A research question should be clearly stated, unambiguous, and straightforward. In many cases one may find that general ideas need to be restructured in order to come to a single researchable question. The chapter deals with this process.

Keywords:   research question, study conception, study background, rationale, hypothesis

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