Initial validity evidence for the behavioral regulation in exercise questionnaire-2 among Greek exercise participants

 
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Initial validity evidence for the behavioral regulation in exercise questionnaire-2 among Greek exercise participants

Moustaka, F.C.
Vazou, S.
Vlachopoulos, Symeon
Kaperoni, M.
Markland, D.A.

The present study investigated the factor structure, scale dimensionality, discriminant validity, internal consistency, simplex structure, and nomological validity of the Greek translation of the Behavioral Regulation in Exercise Questionnaire-2 (BREQ-2: Markland & Tobin, 2004). Seven hundred and thirty three Greek exercise participants (N= 733) completed the translated scale to indicate their reasons for participation in structured exercise programs. Confirmatory factor analyses supported the a priori 5-factor structure with strong internal consistency for the instrument subscales. Further support was obtained for the simplex pattern as well as the nomological correlations of the translated BREQ-2 responses with self-determination theory variables. Overall, the results provided initial support for the psychometric value of the Greek translation of the BREQ-2, rendering it appropriate for continued self-determination exercise research among Greek-speaking exercise participants.

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Self-determination theory
Θεωρία του αυτοκαθορισμού
Exercise motivation, Physical activity
Φυσική δραστηριότητα
Κίνητρα για άσκηση
Self-determination continuum
Συνεχές του αυτοκαθορισμού

Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης (EL)
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (EN)

Αγγλική γλώσσα

2011-10-31T19:01:25Z
2010


Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, Σχολή Επιστήμης Φυσικής Αγωγής και Αθλητισμού, Τμήμα Επιστήμης Φυσικής Αγωγής και Αθλητισμού (Σέρρες)

urn:ISSN:10155759
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, vol.26 νο.4 [2010] p.279-276 [Published Version]

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