عنوان مقاله [English]
This study aimed at exploring the main sources of acute stress in wrestlers
regarding the structure and the assessment of reliability and validity of the sources
of acute stress in wrestlers questionnaire (SASWQ). For this purpose, this
questionnaire was distributed among a sample of 330 wrestlers (mean age
21.56+5.3) in Tehran who were selected by multistage random sampling method.
Analysis of data with SPSS software showed that the Cronbach's alpha for all items
of this questionnaire was 0.909 and alpha coefficient of the internal consistency for
the first and second section was 0.870 and 0.831 respectively. Content validity of
the questionnaire showed the equity of each of the 8 principle components of acute
stress in wrestlers including skill performance, evaluation, contest, error, prospect,
time pressure, injury and environment as 2.43 on average through exploratory
factor analysis in the principle component analysis (PCA) with Varimax rotation.
In confirmatory factor analysis with Lisrel software, GFI=0.96, AGFI=0.92 and
CFI=0.93 were obtained. The findings showed that SASWQ had acceptable
reliability and validity and could measure the mentioned variable in the mentioned