About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Males: Physical attractiveness; Upper body strength; Physical condition. Females: Sexual attractiveness; Weight concern; Physical condition
Description Measures males and females perceptions of their body image.
Example Body scent
Link https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stephanie_Shields/publication/16471566_The_Body_Esteem_Scale_Multidimensional_Structure_and_Sex_Differences_in_a_College_Population/links/00b7d5338aa475335f000000/The-Body-Esteem-Scale-Multidimensional-Structure-and-Se

Implementation details

No. of items 35
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 11-19
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .82-.94
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 3-factor oblique
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity r= [.25-.50] with Rosenberg Self-Esteem
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Cecil, H., & Stanley, M. A. (1997). Reliability and validity of adolescents' scores on the Body Esteem Scale. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 57(2), 340-356. doi:10.1177/0013164497057002012