Turkish Adaptation of Caring Climate Scale and Reviewing Psychometry Properties: Validation and Reliability Study

  •  Turan Cetinkaya    
  •  Ceren Mutluer    


The research objective in this study is to make adaptation of Caring Climate Scale (CCS) that is developed by Newton et al. (in 2007) to Turkish and examine its psychometric properties. The scale comprises of one-dimension and 13 items. 468 students who have been studying and doing physical exercise as certified athletes in the following Schools of Physical Education and Sports of Ahi Evran University, Marmara University, Akdeniz University, Selcuk University and Ege University constitute the research group of the study. Internal consistency, factor analysis of substance, test-retest and criterion-related validity studies applied for determining the psychometric properties of scale. The Cronbach’s alpha internal consistency coefficient value of the scale was determined as 0.801 for total point. The obtained data from the exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis has corroborative features for the single-factor structure of scale. Besides, the scale provided high-test–test-retest scores in analyses conducted. In this context, it is evaluated that the scale is a valid and reliable measuring instrument for Turkish sample group.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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