Behavior Regulation Exercise Questionnaire (BREQ-2)

1.    I exercise because other people say I should
2.    I feel guilty when I don’t exercise
3.    I value the benefits of exercise
4.    I exercise because it’s fun
5.    I don’t see why I should have to exercise
6.    I take part in exercise because my friends/family/partner say I should
7.    I feel ashamed when I miss an exercise session
8.    It’s important to me to exercise regularly
9.    I can’t see why I should bother exercising
10.I enjoy my exercise sessions
11.I exercise because others will not be         pleased with me if I don’t
12.I don’t see the point in exercising
13.I feel like a failure when I haven’t exercised in a while
14.I think it is important to make the effort to exercise regularly
15.I find exercise a pleasurable activity
16.I feel under pressure from my friends/family to exercise
17.I get restless if I don’t exercise regularly
18.I get pleasure and satisfaction from participating in exercise      
19.I think exercising is a waste of time
 
Amotivation External‚ introjected‚ identified‚ and intrinsic motivation
 
Alphas for amotivation (0.83)‚ external regulation (0.79)‚ introjection regulation (0.80)‚identified regulation (0.73)‚ intrinsic motivation regulation (0.86)
 
0 = “not true for me” to 4 = “very true for me.”
Amotivation (items: 5‚ 9‚ 12‚ and 19)‚ External Regulation(items: 1‚ 6‚ 11‚ and 16)‚ Introjected Regulation (items: 2‚ 7‚ and 13)‚ identified Regulation (items: 3‚ 8‚ 14‚ and 17)‚ and intrinsic motivation Regulation (items: 4‚ 10‚ 15‚ and 18)
 
RAI= -3* Amotivation -2* External regulation -1* Introjected regulation +2* Identified regulation +3* Intrinsic regulation
 
 
 

Markland‚ D.‚ & Tobin‚ V. (2004). A modification to the Behavioural Regulation in Exercise Questionnaire to include an assessment of amotivation. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology‚ 26‚ 191–196.