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EXSS 37500: Research Methods in Exercise Science

Defining Your Research Question: PICO

Determine and define the clinical problem

  • Frame this in a question format as it will help you determine the key concepts: population, intervention and outcome.

Generate a list of keywords using PICO

  • Patient or Population (what is the disorder or disease)
  • Intervention
  • Comparison (if any)
  • Outcome (what you are hoping to assess)


Clinical Problem
What are the consequences concussions have on cognitive functions such as memory in football players?
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Clinical Problem
Does exercise therapy improve bone density in aged women with osteoporosis? 
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