The task and ego orientation in sport questionnaire: Testing for measurement invariance and latent mean differences in Spanish and Portuguese Adolescents

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The task and ego orientation in sport questionnaire: Testing for measurement invariance and latent mean differences in Spanish and Portuguese Adolescents. / Castillo, Isabel; Ines, Tomas; Balaguer, Isabel; Fonseca, Antonio M.; Claudia, Dias; Duda, Joan.

In: International Journal of Testing, Vol. 10, 2010, p. 21-32.

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title = "The task and ego orientation in sport questionnaire: Testing for measurement invariance and latent mean differences in Spanish and Portuguese Adolescents",
abstract = "Within the theoretical framework of achievement goals (Nicholls, 1989), Duda and Nicholls (see Duda, 1989; Duda&Whitehead, 1998) developed theTask and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire (TEOSQ) to assess individual differences in achievement goal orientations. This study searches for validity evidence of the TEOSQ in the case of Spanish (2473) and Portuguese (2486) junior high school. The results showed that factor structure, factor loadings, and intercepts could be considered invariant across groups. Between group differences in latent means showed slightly higher mean scores for the Spanish group for both factors. The results also provide high support for the internal consistency of both the Spanish and Portuguese versions of this scale.",
keywords = "achievement goal theory, motivational orientations, measurement invariance, multigroup confirmatory factor analysis, adolescents, TEOSQ",
author = "Isabel Castillo and Tomas Ines and Isabel Balaguer and Fonseca, {Antonio M.} and Dias Claudia and Joan Duda",
year = "2010",
doi = "10.1080/15305050903352107",
language = "English",
volume = "10",
pages = "21--32",
journal = "International Journal of Testing",
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AU - Castillo, Isabel

AU - Ines, Tomas

AU - Balaguer, Isabel

AU - Fonseca, Antonio M.

AU - Claudia, Dias

AU - Duda, Joan

PY - 2010

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N2 - Within the theoretical framework of achievement goals (Nicholls, 1989), Duda and Nicholls (see Duda, 1989; Duda&Whitehead, 1998) developed theTask and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire (TEOSQ) to assess individual differences in achievement goal orientations. This study searches for validity evidence of the TEOSQ in the case of Spanish (2473) and Portuguese (2486) junior high school. The results showed that factor structure, factor loadings, and intercepts could be considered invariant across groups. Between group differences in latent means showed slightly higher mean scores for the Spanish group for both factors. The results also provide high support for the internal consistency of both the Spanish and Portuguese versions of this scale.

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KW - motivational orientations

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KW - multigroup confirmatory factor analysis

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