About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition, Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales External regulation; Introjected regulation; Identified regulation; Intrinsic regulation; Amotivation
Description This instrument assesses behaviour regulation in sport and PE.
Example I take part in PE/sport because otherwise I will get a low grade
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1469029211000999

Implementation details

No. of items 19
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 11-17
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .69-.93
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Elementary School (n=411)
Chi-square(142)= 381.03
CFI= .940
RMSEA= .048
AIC= -6.77
Middle School (n=471)
Chi-square(142)= 604.86
CFI= .929
RMSEA= .066
AIC= 148.07
High School (n=441)
Chi-square(142)= 560.86
CFI= .936
RMSEA= .063
AIC= 102.35
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity The five subscales were found to significantly relate to perceived autonomy support by the PE teacher , beta= [.16,.51], p< .05
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Vlachopoulos, S., Katartzi, E., Kontou, M., Moustaka, F., & Goudas, M. (2011). The revised perceived locus of causality in physical education scale: Psychometric evaluation among youth. Psychology of Sports and Exercise, 12, 583-592. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2011.07.003