Benefits of exercises during pregnancy

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Final Paper Grading Criteria

Category

Criteria

Points

Title Page

· Title of paper

· Name of student

· Name of class

· (Centered)

Introduction

(Approximately 1 page)

· Outlines a problem or issue

· Communicates persuasive need and significance of examining issue

· Presents evidence-based arguments

· Ends with clear purpose statement

Literature Review

(Approximately 3 pages)

· Systematic review of quality academic sources related to psychosocial constructs and physical activity

· Synthesis of topics / sources; not summary of individual studies

· Presents evidence-based arguments

· Use of topical headings

· Coherent links among topics

· Clear focus on KIN 4520 topics

Conclusions

(Approximately 1 – 1.5 pages)

· Major summaries / recommendations

· Limitations of current research / Need for future research

· Practical and/or theoretical and/or methodological implications

· Use of headings

Hypothesis

(Approximately 0.25 pages)

· Hypotheses reflect gaps in literature presented in literature review

· Properly formatted

Participants

(Approximately 0.25 pages)

· Detailed description of potential participants (give realistic number of participants for study)

Instrumentation

(Approximately 0.5 pages)

· Based on previously validated measures

Procedures

(Approximately 1.0 pages)

· Step by step CLEAR instructions of procedures

Data analysis

(Approximately 0.25 pages)

· Proper analysis to address research question

IRB

· Completely filled out without any errors

APA format

· Citations and direct quotes

· Page numbers included

· Headings

· Reference List

·

Overall Quality of Writing

· Formal language

· Sentence structure

· Flow

· Grammatical correctness

· Transitions

· Readability

·

Overall Quality of Content

· Use of quality primary research sources

· Persuasive evidence-based arguments made

· Appropriate conclusions drawn

· Demonstration of expertise on topic

points

· Double Spaced (no extra spaces) and 12 point font in Times New Roman

· Normal 1 inch margins