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Physical Activity Health and Wellbeing: Key Investigative Skills

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'How to read a paper' article series

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Getting your bearings (deciding what the paper is about). BMJ [online]. July, vol. 315, no. 7102, pp. 243-246. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7102.243

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Assessing the methodological quality of published papers. BMJ [online]. July-August, vol. 315, no. 7103, pp. 305-308. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7103.305

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Statistics for the non-statistician. I: Different types of data need different statistical tests. BMJ [online]. August, vol. 315, no. 7104, pp. 364-366. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7104.364

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Statistics for the non-statistician. II: 'Significant' relations and their pitfalls. BMJ [online]. August, vol. 315, no. 7105, pp. 422-425. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7105.422

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Papers that report drug trials. BMJ [online]. August, vol. 315, no. 7106, pp. 540-543. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7106.480

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Papers that report diagnostic or screening tests. BMJ [online]. August, vol. 315, no. 7107, pp. 540-543. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7107.540

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Papers that tell you what things cost (economic analyses). BMJ [online]. September, vol. 315, no. 7108, pp. 596-599. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7108.596

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Papers that summarise other papers (systematic reviews and meta-analyses). BMJ [online]. September, vol. 315, no. 7109, pp. 672-675. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7109.672

GREENHALGH, T., 1997. How to read a paper: Papers that go beyond numbers (qualitative research). BMJ [online]. September, vol. 315, no. 7110, pp. 740-743. [viewed 31 August 2015]. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7110.740