A clinician's guide to specification and sampling

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2001 Dec;31(12):753-8. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2001.31.12.753.


This article will describe and discuss the implications of various steps in the process of selecting a sample for a research study and should assist clinicians in deciding whether and how to apply specific research findings to clinical care.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Probability
  • Research Design*
  • Sampling Studies*
  • Selection Bias