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ERIC Number: EJ909660
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1356-336X
Cross-Cultural Validation of Stages of Exercise Change Scale among Chinese College Students
Keating, Xiaofen D.; Guan, Jianmin; Huang, Yong; Deng, Mingying; Wu, Yifeng; Qu, Shuhua
European Physical Education Review, v11 n1 p71-83 Feb 2005
The purpose of the study was to test the cross-cultural concurrent validity of the stages of exercise change scale (SECS) in Chinese college students. The original SECS was translated into Chinese (C-SECS). Students from four Chinese universities (N = 1843) participated in the study. The leisure-time exercise (LTE) questionnaire was used to provide data to test the concurrent validation of the C-SECS. Results indicated an increase in total LTE across the five stages of exercise changes. This study provided evidence of C-SECS cross-cultural concurrent validity. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China