عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: The purposive of this research was the content analyses of research methodology books in physical education and sport sciences in Iran till the end of spring of 2014.
Methodology: The methodology was descriptive and content analysis. The instrument for data gathering was coding sheets and its instruction which made by researcher. Content and face validity of coding sheets approved by some experts and its objectivity approved by agreement coefficient of 4 coder (Kendall=0.89). The populations included 14 books of research methodology in physical education that all of them used in study.
Results: Findings showed that by the end of spring of 2014, just 14 research methodology books in the field of physical education were published. Among these number of books only 3 books were compilation and the 11 of them were translated. The noticeable point was that these 11 books were translated from 5 source books. It means that 5 books in source language translated to the second language by 11 groups of translators.
There was a meaningful difference among these books in using pictures, charts, bars and the number and the kind of resources.
Conclusion: Among these books the book which was translated by kuzechian et al has had highest points between others