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 A M Lane; unpublished User Guide for the Brunel Mood Scale .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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Although a newer version of item BRUMS [10] is now available [14, 15], we opted to adopt the item version considering the wealth of mood related research that has been conducted using this version.

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

Several researchers have identified important conceptual distinctions between mood and emotion e. 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].

Psychometric properties of the Brunel Mood Scale in Chinese adolescents and adults. Br J Sports Med ; The results revealed that the 1-factor model revealed an inadequate model fit. More importantly, this website provides effective mood regulation strategies based on the pattern of completed responses in the BRUMS. Rev Bras Med Esporte ; 5: Structural Equation Modeling 66Lane A. Conceptual, Measurement, and Applied Issuesed A. In that study, item 24 cross loaded on tension subscale.

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Confirmatory factor analysis CFA using EQS V7 Bentler and Wu, was used to test the model, which specified that items were related to their hypothesized factor with the variance of the quesfionnaire fixed at 1.


Although the findings provide support for the factorial validity of the questionnaire, we obtained relatively low reliability coefficients for the subscales, especially the confusion subscale. Respondents indicate the extent to which they have experienced the feelings described by the 24 mood descriptors. Other worthwhile lines of research include evaluating the efficacy of the ITAMS as part of medical hrunel protocols Galambos et al.

Validity of the Brunel Mood Scale for use With Malaysian Athletes. – Semantic Scholar

Thus, further analysis involving independent samples is critically needed to confirm the finding. Lane 2 University of Wolverhampton, UK. Verification of the Profile of Mood States-Brief: Female athletes reported higher levels of fatigue, tension, depression on the DASSand lower levels of vigor and positive affect than their male counterparts.

Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 29, Although overall goodness of fit indices, standardized and unstandardized regression weights revealed favorable findings for the 6-factor model, we obtained high subscales intercorrelation values between depression subscale and other negative mood subscales.

This is a descriptive cross-sectional study with non-probability sampling Sample size calculation was not conducted before sampling. Int J Sports Med. Moreover, older athletes reported lower confusion, depression, fatigue and tension scores, and higher vigor and PA scores than younger athletes, supporting previous findings Zhang et al.

Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte, 14, Moving forward in the field of EI. To analyze the results of the mood states, descriptive and inferential statistics mean and standard deviation were used Kruskal-Wallis and Questionnair. Results indicated very good internal consistency of the six factors and excellent factorial validity.


Cutoff criteria for fit indexes questionnalre covariance structure analysis: Before administering the questionnaire, participants were briefed regarding the purpose of the study. We used the validated Italian version Bottesi et al. The efficacy of mood state profiling among elite competitors: Educational and Industrial Testing Services. The respondents rating a list of adjectives, on a 5-point Questionjaire scale from 0 not at all to 4 extremelyon the basis of how they had been feeling in the previous week, or in the moment of evaluation [12] [18].

Validity of the Brunel Mood Scale for use With Malaysian Athletes

The scale has also been cross-validated for use with Hungarian, Italian Lane, Soos et al. Researchers have studied affective constructs such as emotion and mood in the context of sport and exercise domains for many decades e.

Research Methods in Physical Activity. User guide to Brunel Mood Scale. Removing this item increased the alpha coefficient for confusion subscale to 0.

Positive and negative affectivity were measured using a validated Italian-language version Terracciano et al. The present study investigated the psychometric properties of a Malaysian adapted Brunel Mood Scale.

The intercorrelation values were especially higher for the adapted version [22]. However, the reliability coefficients for four of the subscales were satisfactory at best.

Confusion quesitonnaire three items with factor loadings above 0.