What is it about?

A validated questionnaire investigating endurance athletes' practices to manage gastrointestinal symptoms during endurance exercise has been developed. This research tool involved five validation processes including the Delphi technique with experts.

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Why is it important?

It is crucial to validate a questionnaire as it will ensure the tool developed is psychometrically sound and that the data collected is meaningful, reliable, and reproducible.


To develop an original questionnaire and undertake a thorough validation process can often be seen a time-consuming process. However, it has enabled a high-quality research tool to be produced.

Rachel Scrivin
University of the Sunshine Coast

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This page is a summary of: Development and validation of a questionnaire investigating endurance athletes practices to manage gastrointestinal symptoms around exercise, Nutrition & Dietetics, May 2021, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/1747-0080.12674.
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