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Delshad M, Tavafian S, Kazemnejad A. Psychometric Evaluation of the Short Form of Commitment to a Plan of Action Scale for Stretching Exercise among the Office Employees Based on HPM. IQBQ. 2018; 3 (2) :35-39
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-32-26368-en.html
1- Health Education & Health Promotion Department, Medical Sciences Faculty, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
2- Health Education & Health Promotion Department, Medical Sciences Faculty, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran , tavafian@modares.ac.ir
3- Biostatistics Department, Medical Sciences Faculty, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
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Aims: Commitment to a plan of action key factors is critical for stretching exercise predicting. However, commitment to a plan of action in stretching exercise across the throughout working conditions is far difficult in Iran; there is no measurement to evaluate commitment to a plan of action among workplace office employees. This study aimed at investigating the short form of confirmatory factor analysis commitment to a plan of action scale for stretching exercise predicting among based on health promotion model (HPM).
Materials and Methods: Using multistage cluster sampling, 385 office employees from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences of Iran were selected through on a short form of commitment to a plan of action Scale. Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA), Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) and Cronbach's alpha were also used.
Findings: The mean age of the office employees was 39.4±7.76 years. CVI and CVR of each question was >0.7. The result of EFA confirmed one factor or component with the main component technique (commitment to a plan of action) with 71.8% cumulative variance and KMO was 87.2% (p<0.001). This was the good fit index in CFA. The reliability was also explanatory. In the area of CFA, the result showed REMSEA=0.046, GFI=0.907, AGFI=0.814, confirmed with Cronbach’s alpha (α=85.8%) and [ICC =0.74; 95% CI (0.62, 0.74)].
Conclusion: This study approved the short form of commitment to a plan of action scale for stretching exercise. However, more advice is provided to ensure a reliable and valid tool for realizing stretching exercise behaviors.
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Received: 2018/01/29 | Accepted: 2018/04/12 | Published: 2018/06/21

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