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ERIC Number: ED569485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-1918-7211
Further Validation of the Inventory of Mental Toughness Factors in Sport (IMTF-S)
Stonkus, Mark A.; Royal, Kenneth D.
Online Submission, International Journal of Psychological Studies v7 n3 p35-45 2015
The purpose of this study was to provide further validation a new measure of mental toughness in sport. The Inventory of Mental Toughness Factors in Sport (IMTF-S) was originally developed and validated using principal component analysis. For the present study, the psychometric properties of the IMTF-S were again evaluated, but by way of the Rasch Rating Scale Model using the same sample (n = 329) of athletes, and the same 42-item instrument measuring mental toughness on a 5-point Likert-type scale (always-never). Results indicate the IMTF-S is a psychometrically-sound instrument capable of producing valid and reproducible measures of mental toughness in sports.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts