About Elizabeth Berger

Elizabeth Berger (MS, PMA-CPT) is a published author, statistical methodologist, and certified Pilates instructor based in western New York. She specializes in quantitative techniques and statistical reasoning and is passionate about increasing the implementation of evidence-based practices and enhancing collaboration between researchers and practitioners. Ms. Berger has spent most of her career working as a liasion between academic and practitioner communities, and has led experiments and conducted applied research at national, state, and local levels including multiple randomized controlled trials. In addition, she has led projects focusing specifically on improving dissemination and implementation of evidence-based findings. As a scientific methodological reviewer, Ms. Berger also reviews grant applications for the Department of Defense as well as published studies for inclusion in government clearinghouses, including NIJ’s, OJJDP’s Model Programs Guide, and the Dept. of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse. She holds M.S. and B.S. degrees in the social sciences as well as a variety of Pilates and group-fitness certifications and is currently working toward a PhD in social science research.

Research 101: Sampling Methods/How Does Research Apply to Your Clients?

What is Sampling? Sampling is the process of collecting units (e.g., people) that represent a bigger population of interest. The accessible population is the portion of the population that the researcher can access and sample from, otherwise referred to as the study population. Finally, the group of people or objects that are [...]

By |2020-10-31T12:21:54-04:00October 31st, 2020|Uncategorized, Yoga Methods|0 Comments

Research 101: Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses in Research

Understanding Research Methods Many claims have emerged regarding yoga’s ability to cure various ailments, but it can be tricky to know which practices are truly evidence-based. Knowing how to interpret a study’s methodology can help you identify strengths and weaknesses of the research and make better sense of the results. Here’s a [...]

By |2020-10-26T22:08:21-04:00June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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