Preliminary development of a scale to measure attitudes regarding the importance of role modeling in physical activity and fitness behaviors among health, physical education, recreation, and dance professionals

Bradley J. Cardinal*, Jerry V. Krause, Marita K. Cardinal, John G F Maddalozzo, Mary E. Drabbs, Jeffrey J. Martin, D. Scott Melville, Steven P. Singleton

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Abstract

This paper presents a new 16-item scale designed to measure attitudes regarding the importance of role modeling in physical activity and fitness behaviors among Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance professionals. The measure was reviewed for face validity by a panel of experts and preliminary analyses gave as Cronbach α of .95 and split-half reliability of .97 for 22 graduate students.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)627-630
Number of pages4
JournalPerceptual and motor skills
Volume86
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Sensory Systems

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