A Step-by-Step Guide to SPSS for Sport and Exercise Studies by Nikos Ntoumanis

By Nikos Ntoumanis

SPSS is the overseas ordinary software program package deal for facts research within the social sciences. This e-book is the single SPSS advisor designed particularly for college kids within the fields of recreation, workout and kinesiology. It contains game particular situations and knowledge all through.

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It is preferable not to delete them, because you may need them later on in other analyses. In Figure 12, the unselected cases were filtered. Data handling 31 Dialog box 28 Weight Cases (Dialog box 29) This option is especially useful when you want to carry out a chi-square test (see Nonparametric Tests-Chi Square in the Analyze menu). Usually, a cell in a data file represents one observation for a particular case. However, on some occasions you may want a cell to represent the frequency of occurrence of cases of a particular variable.

In the first dialog box, similar to a Microsoft Word document, you can specify the size, the orientation, and the margins of the output page (Dialog box 15). Click on the Printer button to change the printer or its properties. Click Options. In the Header/Footer tab you can provide a title for the header and the footer (Dialog box 16). Click on the A button in the middle of the dialog box to change the font size, type, and colour of the title. The next three buttons change the justification of the text.

However, on some occasions you may want a cell to represent the frequency of occurrence of cases of a particular variable. In Figure 13 the column frequenc shows that 100 pupils differ in their choice of favourite football club: 32 pupils support club A, 26 support club B, 19 support club C, 14 support club D, and 9 support club E. Weight cases will tell SPSS that the values in the cells represent frequencies of occurrence of cases and not individual cases. Move frequenc into the Frequency Variable box and click OK.

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