Psychometric properties of the controlling coach behaviors scale for Japanese athletes

Matsumoto, Hiroshi, Kono, Kunio, Shibukura, Takayuki and Bartholomew, Kimberley J. ORCID: (2023) Psychometric properties of the controlling coach behaviors scale for Japanese athletes. Asian Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 3 (2). pp. 130-136. ISSN 2667-2391

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Two studies examined the validity and reliability of the Japanese version of the Controlling Coach Behaviors Scale (CCBS). The CCBS is a multidimensional self-report measure designed to evaluate sports coaches’ controlling interpersonal style from the perspective of self-determination theory (SDT). It comprises 15 items measuring the controlling use of rewards, negative conditional regard, intimidation, and excessive personal control on a seven-point Likert scale. The study 1 sample comprised 526 university student-athletes (Mage = 19.59 years, SD = ±0.94, 364 females) who completed the Japanese CCBS, which was developed through back-translation. Confirmatory factor analyses provided support for the tenability of the hypothesized factor structure of the Japanese CCBS (CFI=.927; NNFI=.909; RMSEA=.079). Moreover, the results supported the invariance of the scale across sex, sport types, and competitive levels. The subscale internal consistency and discriminant validity scores were all acceptable. Test-retest reliability evidence was obtained in Study 2 (N=108), suggesting a positive and significant intraclass correlation between the pre-test and the post-test CCBS (ICC range: .65–.87). These findings support the Japanese CCBS as a valid and reliable measure for use in research which will enhance our understanding of coaches’ controlling interpersonal styles in sports.

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Additional Information: Publisher Copyright: © 2023
Uncontrolled Keywords: coaches’ interpersonal style,reliability,scale development,self-determination theory,validity,social sciences (miscellaneous),applied psychology,cognitive neuroscience ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3301
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education and Lifelong Learning
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2023 03:23
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2023 04:37
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajsep.2023.07.001

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