Mixed Methods Designs for Sports Medicine Research.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Mixed methods research is a relatively new approach in the field of sports medicine, where the benefits of qualitative and quantitative research are combined while offsetting the other's flaws. Despite its known and successful use in other populations, it has been used minimally in sports medicine, including studies of the clinician perspective, concussion, and patient outcomes. Therefore, there is a need for this approach to be applied in other topic areas not easily addressed by one type of research approach in isolation, such as the retirement from sport, effects of and return from injury, and catastrophic injury.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kay, MC; Kucera, KL

Published Date

  • July 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 401 - 412

PubMed ID

  • 29903382

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1556-228X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.csm.2018.03.005


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States