General Topic of Interest: Drugs in Professional Sports
The purpose of this study is to research the effects of Performance Enhancing Drugs on professional athletes
Research Question(s): What is short term and long-term effects of Performance Enhancing Drugs on professional athletes.
List and label the dependent and independent variables.
Independent Variable: The amount of performance enhancing drugs administered to the professional athletes.
Dependent Variable: The effect of performance enhancing drug in the short and long term.
**Describe the type of data you will collect. Be specific in identifying the nature of your data (nominal, ordinal, etc.).
**State what data analysis techniques would be appropriate to apply to your proposed study.
Here, in our study we have topic of interest is effect of performance enhancing drugs on professional athletes.This is the type of Ordinal data because we order the effects of the perfomance of enchancing drugs to categorise in two categories viz short term effect and long term effect.So there are two categories and also can be ordered.Thus this is a ordinal qualitative data.
According to the type of data here we can apply ordinal logistic regression as data analysis techniques.As here our independent variable is continuous that is amount of performace enhancing drug but our dependent variable have two categories that effect of performance enhancing drug in short or long term which is a categorical one,so here we can use logistic regression technique.
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