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Development of a Content Validated Tool to Reveal Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Supplement Use among Players and Fitness Freak People

Author(s) Shivani Sharma, Anuradha Lehri
Country India
Abstract Like other developing countries, Indians have also rushed with fast lifestyles in recent years. As per trends, young people mainly go to the gym for abs & to tone their body, particular in the age group of 20-30 years. Unreliable products are available and sell in the market, so there is a strong demand for these supplements to be carefully checked to determine the quality and safety of the dietary supplements. To create more awareness among the youth and players there is a need of structured validated questionnaire (tool) was formed having its content and face validity, which help the professionals during counselling and to understand the perspective in depth. Methods. The initial questionnaire was developed by the consensus panel, based on a literature review, and adjusted to fit the content domain. The questionnaire tool was developed under four subdomains, for example, demography, Knowledge, attitude and practice regarding supplement use. The Questionnaire was tested from 5 Technical Experts (Nutritionist) in this Initial Phase of Construction of Questionnaire. Modifications were done according to the valuable feedback from the experts. The Modified Questionnaire was again assessed by 10 experts which include Nutritionist, Psychologist, Doctor, Biochemist, Physiologist, Gym Trainers and Coaches. In this Stage, deep insight was provided by experts. Few minor changes /modifications were suggested by experts. Results: I-CVI Score- Item level content validity Index and S-CVI- Scale level Content validity Score was tested for the pool of 50 questions/items which is 0.704. The score for Content Validity should be 1, if tested from 5 or a smaller number of experts. The table clearly representing the Score of Content Validity is not 1 which is not significant. In the final phase, after modification in stage 2, The I-CVI and S-CVI obtained after analysis are 0.89 and 0.89 respectively. When there are nine or more experts to validate the questionnaire, the content validity score should be 0.78 or more. The Content validity obtained from the results is 0.89, which indicates that the results are highly significant
Keywords Content validity, Questionnaire, Supplement
Field Sociology > Sports
Published In Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023
Published On 2023-11-12
Cite This Development of a Content Validated Tool to Reveal Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Supplement Use among Players and Fitness Freak People - Shivani Sharma, Anuradha Lehri - IJFMR Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2023.v05i06.8637
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