Exercise Feeling Questionnaire (GOEM)

1.    I exercise to the best of my ability
2.    Other exercisers don’t do as well as me
3.    I make progress      
4.    I achieve the exercise goal I set for myself
5.    I can show other exercisers that I’m better than everyone else
6.    I feel like I’ve improved
7.    I prove to myself that I am the only one who can do a certain exercise task
8.    I know that I am more capable than other exercisers
9.    I exercise at a level that reflects personal improvement
10.I can prove to others that I’m the best
 
 
Alphas for “task” (0.78) and “ego” (0.88)
 
1 = “Strongly disagree” to 5 = “Strongly agree”
Task (items: 1‚ 3‚ 4‚ 6‚ and 9)‚ ego (items: 2‚ 5‚ 7‚ 8‚ and 10)
 
 

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