Chapter 6 Assignment
Sports Psychology Research: Improving Athletic Performance with Mental Imagery. As a sports psychologist, you are interested in the effects of mental imagery on swimming performance. Test if vivid mental imagery improves athletic performance. Design a two-group study to test this research question. Address the following:
a. What are the null and alternative/research hypotheses?
b. What is the independent variable?
c. What is the dependent variable?
d. What scale of measurement is your dependent variable?
e. What type of inferential statistic will you use to analyze the data?
f. Where will you get your sample?
g. How will participants be assigned to groups?