Evidence Based Practice Diagram
Evidence-based is the practical application of the findings of the best available current research. The research should demonstrate a positive outcome for application. This assignment generally requires you to use scholarly/peer-reviewed resources that are ten or less years old. Primary sources in physical education and exercise science often contain methods, (empirical studies, randomized control trials, clinical trials), results, and discussions.
Levels of Evidence
Hierarchy of Evidence
or three+ RCTs of good quality with similar results.
Ackley, B. J., Swan, B. A., Ladwig, G., & Tucker, S. (2008). Evidence-based Nursing Care Guidelines: Medical-surgical Interventions. (p. 7). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
Evidence Based Practice
Types of Resources
Haynes RB. Of studies, syntheses, synopses, summaries and systems: the “5S" evolution of services for evidence-based health care decisions. ACP J Club. 2006 Nov-Dec;145(3):A8-9.
P = Patient or Problem - Patients age 65 and older with high blood pressure
I = Intervention - Patient education
C = Comparison - No patient education
O = Outcome - Patient participation in exercise
NIH. National Library of Medicine. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/oet/ed/pubmed/pubmed_in_ebp/02-100.html
Problem, Patient, Action, Alternative, Patient Results, Evidence
Patient Reported Outcome Measures