Standardisation of a mental skills scale in South Africa and the United Kingdom
Edwards, David J., Steyn, Barend J. M., Buscombe, R., Edwards, Stephen D. and Denyer, Philip 2014. Standardisation of a mental skills scale in South Africa and the United Kingdom. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation. 36 (2), pp. 79-89.
|Authors||Edwards, David J., Steyn, Barend J. M., Buscombe, R., Edwards, Stephen D. and Denyer, Philip|
The contemporary science of sport and exercise psychology requires the standardisation of mental skills questionnaires to facilitate accurate assessment of and intervention for individuals and groups in various health and sport related contexts. The study presents international research findings regarding the standardisation of a Mental Skills Scale with a sample of university students (N=420) from South Africa (n=211) and the United Kingdom (n=209) respectively. Although further international and national standardisation in both English and other languages is recommended, factor and reliability analyses indicated satisfactory validity and reliability of the current English version of the scale.
|Journal||South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation|
|Journal citation||36 (2), pp. 79-89|
|Publisher||The Publisher is North-West University|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||22 Mar 2016|
|Funder||University of Zululand and the South African National Research Foundation|
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