Tradução do Sources of enjoyment in youth sport questionnaire e do Development assents profile para jovens atletas portugueses

  • Artur J. Santos Universidade de Coimbra
  • Carlos E. Gonçalves Universidade de Coimbra
Keywords: Enjoyment, developmental assets, positive, confirmatory factor analysis


The enjoyment is a predictor of sport adhesion and maintenance, which has showed positive effects on youth development. During the development process the youth athlete is influenced by his intrinsic and extrinsic characteristics. This study aims for obtain two instruments in Portuguese version, contributing to the youth context analysis and interventions. A translation of Sources of Enjoyment and Youth Sport Questionnaire and of Developmental Assets Profile (DAP) was made, and the final scale submitted to 272 youth athletes, with ages between 12 and 18 years. The exploratory factor analysis identified five factors for the SEYSQ and five factor for DAP. The confirmatory factor analysis as showed the adjustment to the five factors model for SEYSQ and the model with 2 high order factor and 5 sub factors for DAP. The Portuguese version of the instruments appears to be able for using in future research.


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