Validation of the Italian version of the Student Athletes’ Motivation toward Sport and Academics Questionnaire

@article{Guidotti2013ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Italian version of the Student Athletes’ Motivation toward Sport and Academics Questionnaire},
  author={Flavia Guidotti and Carlo Minganti and Cristina Cortis and Maria Francesca Piacentini and Antonio Tessitore and Laura Capranica},
  journal={Sport Sciences for Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={9},
  pages={51-58}
}
Dual career (i.e., the combination of elite sport and higher education) is a strategic issue in Europe, and student-athletes’ motivations toward sport and academic achievements are deemed crucial. Thus, this study aimed to validate the Italian version of the Student Athletes’ Motivation toward Sport and Academics Questionnaire (SAMSAQ-IT). Three-hundred and twenty-eight Italian student-athletes (females 26 %, males 74 %) participated in the study. Exploratory factor analysis, Cronbach’s alpha… CONTINUE READING