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European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education is published by MDPI from Volume 10 Issue 1 (2020). Articles in this Issue were published by another publisher in Open Access under a CC-BY (or CC-BY-NC-ND) licence. Articles are hosted by MDPI on mdpi.com as a courtesy and upon agreement with University Association of Education and Psychology.
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Spanish version of the MIPS coach's pressure subscale: Psychometric properties

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Universidad Autónoma de Baja California. Avd. Rio Mocorito y Monclova. Colonia Ex-ejido Coahuila, Mexicali, Baja California (México)
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Instituto del Deporte y la Cultura física de Baja California (México)
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Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 2018, 8(2), 119-127; https://doi.org/10.30552/ejihpe.v8i2.250 (registering DOI)
Received: 12 January 2018 / Revised: 18 July 2018 / Accepted: 20 July 2018 / Published: 20 July 2018
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Abstract

The "pressure of the trainer" subscale of Multidimensional Inventory or Perfectionism in Sport, measures the tendency of athletes to perceive their coaches as sources of pressure to obtain a certain level of performance. The purpose of this study was to translate into Spanish spoken in Mexico eight items, and examine its psychometric properties (factorial validity, reliability, criterion validity). Participated 106 athletes of both sexes with a mean age of 12.5 years (SD=1.72). The results confirmed the unifactorial structure, where six of the eight items were valid for measuring the latent factor. The reliability of the subscale was adequate, and evidence was found from its relationship with other variables, since the coach's pressure was positively related to the fear of failure. In conclusion, this adaptation is valid and reliable after the elimination of two items, and can be used in research within the Mexican sports context.
Keywords: Validity; reliability; perfectionism, pressure; sport Validity; reliability; perfectionism, pressure; sport
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Pineda-Espejel, H.A.; Arrayales, E.; Castro, S.; Morquecho, A.; Trejo, M.; Fernández, R. Spanish version of the MIPS coach's pressure subscale: Psychometric properties. Eur. J. Investig. Health Psychol. Educ. 2018, 8, 119-127.

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