Validity Evidence for Eating Attitudes Test Scores in a Sample of Female College Athletes

  title={Validity Evidence for Eating Attitudes Test Scores in a Sample of Female College Athletes},
  author={Gretchen L. Doninger and Craig K. Enders and Kent F. Burnett},
  journal={Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science},
  pages={35 - 49}
The purpose of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the 26-item Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26; Garner, Olmsted, Bohr, & Garfinkel, 1982) using a sample of 207 female college athletes. Previous studies using nonathlete populations have supported a number of factor structures, but a series of confirmatory factor analyses (CFAs) produced poor fit and problematic parameter estimates in this sample. An exploratory factor analysis (EFA) supported a five-factor model that consisted… 

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