A Confirmatory Factor Analysis on the Performance Enhancement Attitude Scale-Korean version for Elite Athletes

확인적 요인분석을 통한 엘리트 선수들의 한국형 운동수행능력 향상에 대한 태도 척도에 관한 연구

  • Park, Jaemyoung (Research Institute of Physical Education and Sport Science, Korea National Sport University) ;
  • Kim, Taegyu (Department of Marine Sports, Pukyong National University)
  • 박재명 (한국체육대학교 체육과학연구소) ;
  • 김태규 (부경대학교 해양스포츠학과)
  • Received : 2018.08.27
  • Accepted : 2018.11.20
  • Published : 2018.11.28


This study aimed to examine the various factors structure of Performance Enhancement Attitude Scale (PEAS) by using confirmatory factor analysis and to provide a suitable questionnaire for elite athletes to measure attitudes toward doping. Three hundred and fifty-five handball players participated in this study and they filled out a self-administrated 17-items PEAS. And 17-items, 11-items, 9-items, 8-items and 6-items PEAS were examined by using confirmatory factor analysis, respectively. 6-items PEAS was suitable to measure attitudes toward doping for adult athletes, and PEAS for adolscent should be developed by being consisted of suitable questions for adolscent athletes.


Doping;Attitudes;PEAS;Elite athlete;Factor structure

Table 1. Items of PEAS[12]

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Table 2. Various types of PEAS

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Table 3. Confirmatory factor analysis of various types of PEAS

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