"e-methodology" 2015 

 

 

The advantages and limitations of  the statistical approach in scientific research

 

Monika Nawrocka

Dept. of Statistics, Methodology and Computer Science, Academy of Physical Education them. George Kukuczki in Katowice, Street Mikołowska 72A, Katowice, Poland

 

Adam Maszczyk

Dept. of Statistics, Methodology and Computer Science, Academy of Physical Education them. George Kukuczki in Katowice, Street Mikołowska 72A, Katowice, Poland

 

Artur Gołaś

Dept. Theory of Sport, Academy of Physical Education them. George Kukuczki in Katowice, Street Mikołowska 72A, Katowice, Poland

 

Agnieszka Dygacz

Dept. Theory of Sport, Academy of Physical Education them. George Kukuczki in Katowice, Street Mikołowska 72A, Katowice, Poland

 

Aleksandra Budzisz

Dept. of Pedagogy and Psychology, Academy of Physical Education them. George Kukuczki in Katowice, Street Mikołowska 72A, Katowice, Poland

 

E-mail address: the.monkas@gmail.com

 

ABSTRACT

Statistical approach is based on numbers. The justification of the results obtained has a strong foundation in probability equations, statistics and econometrics. The most frequently used aspects are: sample size, interval estimation or probability distributions. After the introduction of empirical data, it is possible to measure correlations and regressions, variances, statistical deviations and many other aspects. The application of statistics enables creating on the basis of the results obtained from the empirical data: histograms, graphs, diagrams used for constructing scientific reports and eliciting irrefutable conclusions.

 

Keywords: statistical research, technologies, economy, statistics, econometrics.

 

DOI: 10.15503/emet2015.58.68

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