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 I'll get into trouble if I don't
Link https://selfdeterminationtheory.org/SDT/documents/1989_RyanConnell.pdf

Implementation details

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

Psychometric details

UK norms Yes
Cronbach's α .59-.90
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Chi-square(109)= 1236.89
NFI= .975
CFI= .977
GFI= .929
RMR= .051
RMSEA= .060
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Goudas, M., Biddle, S., & Fox, K. (1994). Perceived locus of causality, goal orientations, and perceived competence in school physical education classes. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 64(3), 453-463. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8279.1994.tb01116.x
Wang, J. C., Hagger, M., & Liu, W. C. (2009). A cross-cultural validation of perceived locus of causality scale in physical education context. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 80(2), 313-325. doi:10.1080/02701367.2009.10599566