Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant professor, K.N Toosi University of Technology- Iran

2 Ph.D Student of Sport Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran;


The aim of this study was to identify and rate the research skills in higher education students of Faculty of Physical Education, University of Tehran. This study was applied in terms of objectives and descriptive survey in terms of method. The statistical population included higher education students of Faculty of Physical Education, University of Tehran. The sample consisted of 80 students who were selected by convenience sampling method. The field method including interviews and a researcher-made questionnaire (α=0.97) were used to collect data. Exploratory factor analysis and one-sample t test were applied to explain and analyze the data. The results revealed five dimensions as research skills; they were rated as research instrument design, interpretation of research results, statistical skills, summarizing research results and searching the literature respectively. They were weaknesses and strengths of the higher education students of physical education.


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