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ERIC Number: EJ811741
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 37
ISSN: ISSN-1091-367X
A Comparison of Physical Self-Perception Profile Questionnaire Formats: Structured Alternative and Ordered Response Scale Formats
Kalmet, Natalie; Fouladi, Rachel T.
Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, v12 n2 p88-112 Apr 2008
This study assessed the performance of the original version of the Physical Self-Perception Profile (PSPP; Fox & Corbin, 1989) as compared to a revised version. University students (N = 259) participated in the study, each answering and comparing the clarity of the original and a revised PSPP. While participants found the revised version to be significantly clearer, it performed similarly to the original in select analyses of internal consistency and construct validity. The original structured alternative format did not have lower levels of socially desirable responding, as compared to the Likert-type ordered response scale format of the revised PSPP. Because the revised version was deemed clearer, performed similarly to the original on select psychometric analyses, and did not have any data loss, there is merit in further examining additional validity and reliability evidence for the revised PSPP. (Contains 6 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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