Sport Personality Questionnaire (SPQ20)
The SPQ20 measures 20 mental skills covering 4 areas of mental toughness: work ethic, confidence, sportsmanship, and aggressiveness. The instrument is designed to help improve the mental attitude and skills of professional and amateur athletes of all ages. It enables sport psychologists and coaches to measure the mental skills level, confidence, and toughness of athletes in order to commence work with them. The feedback report provides a rich picture of an athlete's mental toughness and mental skills along with performance improvement tips.
|Category||Sport personality and mental skills|
|Uses||Development programs, training courses, athlete coaching, university learning modules|
|Audience||Professional and amateur sportspeople of all ages|
|Measures||4 mental skills factors, 20 mental skills elements|
|Norms||Very large international reference group|
|Validity||Construct and criterion-related|
|Report||Integrated text and graphics, guidance style, suitable for test takers and test users, publication quality|
"The SPQ20 promises to be a useful tool for sport psychologists and coaches in advising and working with athletes...the instrument shows promise as an additional tool for athletes, coaches, and sport psychologists who seek to describe and improve athletic performance." Buros Center for Testing
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What the test measures, executive summary, profile of emotional traits and competencies, performance improvement tips and suggestions.
Concept model, relationship to other measures, interpretation of scores and scales, test design and development, reliability, validity, and norms.
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