Adaptation of Individual and Team Character in Sport Questionnaire to Turkish

İlyas Görgüt, Erkut Tutkun


The aim of this study was to make validity and reliability of Turkish form of the individual and team character in sport questionnaire (ITCSQ) which was developed by Davidson et al., (2000). Scale was designed to measure outcomes related with character in the sport environment. 438 participants were voluntarily included into the study in two stages as pilot and main study. After the controlling of the answers, incorrect and incompletely filled scale forms were taken out, 170 people were taken for the pilot study and 268 people were taken into the consideration for the validity and reliability of the scale. Firstly, language validity was provided through expert opinion. Validity of scale to Turkish culture was assessed with confirmatory factor analysis and reliability of scale was assessed with split-half reliability methods and it was seen that fit indices were in acceptable level for six subscales. In conclusion, the internal consistency for all scale was .83 and for the six subscale respectively were .74, .80, .82. Obtained data by the application of Turkish form of scale showed that adapted scale which had 3 factors, 44 items and 5 Likert type scoring tool, was a valid and reliable scale.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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