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Understanding the Context of Research.

Kraemer, William J. PhD, CSCS
Strength & Conditioning Journal:
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summary: Understanding the context of research relates to the control of the independent variables in a research design. While research studies cannot support every step in the process of implementation, understanding the defining factors or what are called the independent variables of a study will allow the strength and conditioning professional an idea as to how direct the application of the findings may be.

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