empirical indicator


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empirical indicator

An instrument, experimental condition, or clinical procedure that is used for observation, measurement, or protocol writing, esp. in clinical research.
See also: indicator
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The article discusses the expanding use of empirical indicators across all the major sports.
The literature base was used to construct an initial conceptual model that included general categories of anxieties, theories, and models used as research foundations, empirical indicators, contextual factors, interventions, and outcomes.
This model, and the empirical indicators of each concept, were developed a priori and then refined during the coding of the first eight ethnographies by Hodson and three graduate students.
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