for the use of the Brunel Mood Scale (BRUMS) in the SA context. A M Lane; unpublished User Guide for the Brunel Mood Scale . screening questionnaire. This assessment is based on the Brunel Mood Scale (BRUMS) that was developed to provide a quick assessment of mood states among adolescent and adult. The item Brunel Mood Scale (BRUMS: Terry et al., ; ) has the questionnaire from Malay versions to English (back-translation).

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Validity of the Brunel Mood Scale for use With Malaysian Athletes

It is possible that Malaysian suestionnaire report their feelings on subscales such as depression more freely than those in a Western country see Mastor et al. Human Kineticsbrune More importantly, this website provides effective mood regulation strategies based on the pattern of completed responses in the BRUMS. It was postulated that performance success is associated with higher positive moods and lower negative moods.

As such, getting in the right mood may be seen as a crucial part of mental preparation before an important performance.

The nature of mood: American Educational Research Association. The aim of this study was to investigate the construct validity and internal consistency of the BRUMS, so as to recognize it as an instrument for measuring mental health in different populations, which are physically active and apparently healthy.

For the purposes of the matrix, the orthogonal rotation Varimax method was applied, which maximizes high correlations and minimizes casualties, facilitating analysis.

Brunel Mood Scale (BRUMS): an instrument for early detection of overtraining syndrome

To account for the ephemeral nature of the mood construct, the BRUMS asks respondents to rate how they feel right now rather than retrospectively over the past week including today, as in the original POMS Lane and Terry, The results were as expected, with coefficients for four of the scales Anger, Confusion, Depression, and Tension representing medium effects, while the coefficient for Fatigue fell just short of the 0. Abstract The aim of the present study was to investigate the factorial validity of the Brunel Mood Scale for use with Malaysian athletes.


Research Methods in Physical Activity. Psychometric evaluation of the Arabic language version of the Profile of Mood States.

The saturation with values was greater than 0. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. The steps involved in multigroup analysis are slightly different with categorical indicators because thresholds are estimates rather than intercepts, and testing for factorial invariance involves two models rather than three.

Cremades New York, NY: FIEP Bulletin, 75, They were told that they would respond a series of adjectives describing their present moods. Discriminant effectiveness of psychological state measures in predicting performance outcome in karate competition.

We used the two-index strategy for assessing model fit namely the Comparative Fit Index and the Root Mean Square Error of Approximation RMSEAwhich indicates the mean discrepancy between the observed co variances and those implied by the model per degree of freedom, and therefore has the advantage of being sensitive to model complexity. However, GFI value was still below that of the recommended level. It should be noted that other items in the subscale have less affective tone mixed-up, muddled, and confused.


This is evident from the number of researches that have been conducted in this area [3].

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Military Medicine, For selected factors, a correlation matrix was generated, where relationships between items and factors were observed through factor loadings. Oxford University Press; Schinke R. Data were collected during year, from February to November.

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; However, there scake still a need to develop moood research into the association between physical activity and mental health [2]as problems in this context are a worldwide concern in public health [3]affecting all age groups and accounting for significant expenditure by governments [4]. The importance of exploring cultural factors is a growing line of investigation in sport psychology see Schinke and Hanrahan, ; Terry, Mood and human performance: Nihon Rinsho, 72, Moreover, anger refers to feelings varying in intensity such as mild annoyance to fury and rage while tension is referred to feelings such as nervousness and apprehension [2].

Varimax, with Kaiser normalization.

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In fact, inspection of individual item loadings yielded significant loadings quesfionnaire all the items and the standardized regression weight revealed sufficiently high factor loadings implying support for convergent validity. Mood changes following golf among senior recreational players.

The authors of the original instrument [21]found the alpha to be greater than 0. Given evidence that most of the mood scales are related Terry et al.