ABSTRACT This study aimed to design and validate the Soccer Offensive Game Performance Instrument (SOGPI) that assessed pre-service teachers’ offensive game abilities in soccer. One investigator videotaped two 10-minute 3 vs. 3 soccer games played by twelve pre-service teachers at the end of a soccer unit. Two investigators independently coded 480 offensive game behaviors with the SOGPI. The results of t-tests indicated that the SOGPI was a valid instrument to differentiate the players’ overall game performance and individual game components between the novice and the experience groups. The results of the inter-rater reliability indicated that the SOGPI was a reliable instrument to assess pre-service teachers’ offensive game abilities in soccer.
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Chen, W. & Hendricks, K. (2012). Assessing Pre-Service Teachers’ Soccer Offensive Game Performance Ability. Advances in Physical Education, 2, 119-125. doi: 10.4236/ape.2012.23021.
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