A valid and reliable instrument for the direct measure of perceived body size in children

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Body image in children -- Testing, Body size, Size perception -- Testing, Self-perception in children -- Te
StatementDeborah Ann Stevens.
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Master-thesis, Gent, University of Gent. The more psychologists know about the theoretical underpinnings of a construct, the more likely they are to develop reliable, valid, and useful scales (DeVellis, ).

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A wealth of research has been conducted on children’s play, yet the vast majority has relied on others’ accounts to define, describe, and characterize their play. This study presents a successful effort to generate a scale to measure third through fifth grade children’s perceptions of their play.

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For this reason, scores for younger children may have been somewhat less reliable and valid. In this regard, it is useful to note that within and cross-year correlations between the two SPPC subscales and the various other cognitive assessments are significantly higher for children age ten and over than for eight and nine year olds.

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According to Carl Rogers, founder of client-centered therapy, self-concept is an overarching construct that self-esteem is one of the components of it (McLeod, ). Self-Concept vs. Self-Image. NIH Toolbox Training Manual – English version.

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HHS-NCFile Size: 8MB. Introduction to Methods of Data Collection By now, it should be abundantly clear that behavioral research involves the collection of data and that there are a variety of ways to do so.

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Trochim is a Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. He has taught both the undergraduate and graduate required courses in applied social research methods since joining the faculty at Cornell in He received his Ph.D.

in from the program in Methodology and Evaluation. The DISABKIDS project (Bullinger, Schmidt, & Petersen, ) and the KIDSCREEN project (Ravens-Sieberer et al., ) are excellent examples of successful international collaborative projects yielding valid and reliable assessment tools to measure health-related quality of life (Goldbeck, ) in children with chronic conditions.

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