Design and validation of the questionnaire “GAMEPLAY” for the assessment of sports activities
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AuthorZurita Ortega, Félix; Medina Medina, Nuria; Chacón Cuberos, Ramón; Ubago Jiménez, José Luis; Castro Sánchez, Manuel; González Valero, Gabriel
Universidad de Alicante
Zurita-Ortega, F., Medina, N., Chacón-Cuberos, R., Ubago-Jiménez, J., Castro-Sánchez, M., & González-Valero, G. (2018). Design and validation of the questionnaire “GAMEPLAY” for the assessment of sports activities. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 13(2proc), S178-S188.
Knowledge of play is essential in the field of education and sport, the aim of this research work is to create an instrument in order to measure in a proper and reliable way the analysis of play in people who practise sports non-professionally, based on a multidimensional and hierarchical model of play. Validation of content has been carried out with the agreement and consensus of sixteen experts with a PhD degree in Physical Activity and Sports Science using the Delphi Method and validity of understanding has been established by the application of the questionnaire to a sample of 769 non-professional athletes/players aged between 21 and 51. Some changes were made based on initial data collected using the Delphi Method. The final test named GAMEPLAY was made up of 12 items which were suitably fit regarding validity of understanding and validity of content. Confirmatory factor analysis established three dimensions (usability, satisfaction and empathy)