In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Scientific Association of Sports Management of Iran

Document Type : Research Paper



The aim of this study was to examine the six - factor factorial structure of the Behavioural Regulation in Sport Questionnaire in college sport. 503 student athletes (265 female and 238 male) who membered as Urmia college sport teams were selected by cluster random sampling. The exploratory factor analysis results determined 6-factor models for the structure of the BRSQ-6 with 70.29% of total variance. The confirmatory factor analysis showed acceptable goodness of fit indices for the data. Also, the significant positive relationship of autonomous dimensions and negative relationship of controlling dimensions of BRSQ-6 with task-oriented goal orientation and intention to sport continue, confirmed the concurrent validity. The items for all sub-scales have a high internal consistency above 0.80 of Cronbach's alpha. Overall, the findings suggest that BRSQ-6 is a valid and reliable measurement for assessing sport motivation regulations in college sport.


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