Test Manuals

Sport Imagery Questionnaire Manual

Imagery, in today's world of sport psychology, is as vital and fundamental a part of an athlete's mental game plan as the physical training required for conditioning. With a widespread embrace of such a philosophy comes new ways to analyze and measure its performance among athletes. In The Sport Imagery Questionnaire: Test Manual, authors Craig R. Hall, Diane E. Stevens, and Allan Paivio assess athletes' use of imagery by proposing and outlining a specifically designed evaluation of its effectiveness, the Sport Imagery Questionnaire (SIQ). The Sport Imagery Questionnaire: Test Manual is designed for sport psychologists, coaches, athletes, or anyone who seeks to understand or quantify the use of mental imagery in sport.

Group Environment Questionnaire Manual

The widely acclaimed Group Environment Questionnaire a test that assesses group cohesion in sport measures the task and social aspects of an athlete's perceptions of and attraction to the group. The GEQ contains 18 items and has four scales: Individual Attraction to Group-Task; Individual Attraction to Group-Social; Group Integration-Task; and Group Integration's Social. The Group Environment Questionnaire Test Manual provides the test user with extensive detail about the GEQ.

The manual is organized into the following chapters:

Athlete Burnout Questionnaire Manual

This test manual, the fourth in FIT’s Sport and Exercise Psychology Test Clearinghouse, is a succinct and informative resource outlining the conceptual basis of the athlete burnout syndrome and its measurement. The manual delineates the process used in developing the ABQ and provides users with information on the meaning of scores derived from its use.

Aspects related to the ABQ are presented in a comprehensive manner:
 

Alan L. Smith

Thomas D. Raedeke and Alan L. Smith met in 1993 at the University of Oregon, where they shared an office as graduate students in the Department of Exercise and Movement Science. Their mutual interests in motivational processes in sport led to their later collaboration on the development of the Athlete Burnout Questionnaire (ABQ), which built from Raedeke’s doctoral dissertation research on commitment and burnout in adolescent swimmers.

Thomas D. Raedeke

Thomas D. Raedeke and Alan L. Smith met in 1993 at the University of Oregon, where they shared an office as graduate students in the Department of Exercise and Movement Science. Their mutual interests in motivational processes in sport led to their later collaboration on the development of the Athlete Burnout Questionnaire (ABQ), which built from Raedeke’s doctoral dissertation research on commitment and burnout in adolescent swimmers.

Allan Paivio

Allan Paivio is the author of a general theory of cognition, called dual coding theory, which assumes that all human cognition entails the cooperative activity of multimodal verbal and nonverbal (especially imagery) processing systems.