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 APE  Vol.3 No.4 , November 2013
Psychometric Properties of the Greek Version of the Children and Youth Physical Self-Perception Profile Questionnaire
Abstract: The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Greek version of the Children and Youth Physical Self-Perception Profile questionnaire. The factor structure, internal consistency, temporal stability, concurrent and criterion-related validity, and social desirability effect were examined. Results from the confirmatory factor analyzes supported the six-factor solution and the hypothesized hierarchical structure of these factors. Internal consistency and temporal stability were adequate and no social desirability effect was emerged. Moreover, the concurrent and the criterion validity of the questionnaire were supported. In particular, questionnaire subscales were correlated in expected ways with corresponding subscales of the Harter’s Self-Perception Profile for Children as well as with students’ scores in shuttle run test and the participation time in sport. Overall, the results showed that the Greek version of the scale is a valid and reliable instrument that can be used to examine Greek children’s and youth’s self-perceptions.
Cite this paper: Kolovelonis, A. , Mousouraki, M. , Goudas, M. & Michalopoulou, M. (2013). Psychometric Properties of the Greek Version of the Children and Youth Physical Self-Perception Profile Questionnaire. Advances in Physical Education, 3, 158-164. doi: 10.4236/ape.2013.34026.
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