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World Journal of Sport Sciences 3 (3): 180-186, 2010
ISSN 2078-4724
© IDOSI Publications, 2010
Psychometric Properties of the Sport Imagery Questionnaire
for Egyptian Children (SIQ-EC)
Magdy Hassan Youssef
Sport Psychology Department,
Faculty of Physical Education for Boys, Alexandria University,
Egypt

E-mail: mghyousef@yahoo.com.

Abstract: Situating sport imagery at the center of the debate on human development prospective makes the study of both evaluation and measuring significant cognitive and maturational imagery of sport children  to determine the content of imagery skill at the intermediate and late stages of childhood in that it helps to identify the objective of imagery process to answer several questionable issues as follows: Does imagery process aim at identifying performance general concepts i.e. cognition and the details related to specific motional skill to improve and correct the errors of such motion, or rather, to increase self motivation to win in sport competition,arousal control, as well as to control levels of tension and anxiety ? Another question: Does it seek to build confidence and support competency to reconcentrate when committing any mistake? The study aims mainly to  translate into Arabic language the sport imagery questionnaire for children (SIQ-C) which was basically
invented by Hull et al. [1]. Linguistic relativity was considered when the scale items were translated to suit children under 14 years old at the Egyptian sport environment. Validity and reliability were performed before putting the measurement into real practice.
Key words:Sport imagery Questionnaire-Egyptian Children's (SIQ-C) % Cognitive Specific (CS) % Cognitive General(CG) % Motivational Specific (MS) % Motivational General-Arousal (MG-A) % Motivational General-Mastery (MG-M)


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