Self-Determination Theory and Exercise Behavior : An Examination of the Psychometric Properties of the Exercise Motivation Scale

@inproceedings{Wininger2007SelfDeterminationTA,
  title={Self-Determination Theory and Exercise Behavior : An Examination of the Psychometric Properties of the Exercise Motivation Scale},
  author={Steven R. Wininger and steven. wininger},
  year={2007}
}
The purpose of these studies was to examine the psychometric properties of the Exercise Motivation Scale (EMS). One hundred forty-three undergraduates were surveyed in Study 1. Internal consistency reliability estimates ranged from .75 to .90 for the eight subscales. Discriminant validity was established via non-significant correlations with social desirability bias. The factor structure was confirmed by examining the intercorrelations of the EMS subscales which revealed a tenable simplex… CONTINUE READING

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