Webster et al. Perceived Attributes Questionnaire

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes Appropriateness
Implementation Determinants Complexity
Relative Advantage of the Policy

Policy Application

Setting Schools
Topic Infectious and Chronic Disease
Physical Activity

Basic Information

This 18-item questionnaire assesses all five perceived attributes of the physical activity promotion in the academic classroom policy consistent with diffusion of innovations theory: relative advantage, compatibility, complexity, trialability, and observability.

Transferability of measure across settings: Partially transferable (8 of 18 items transferable)

Citing Literature

Empirical use: Webster CA, Caputi P, Perreault M, Doan R, Doutis P, Weaver RG. Elementary classroom teachers’ adoption of physical activity promotion in the context of a statewide policy: an innovation diffusion and socio-ecologic perspective. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. 2013;32(4):419-440. doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.32.4.419

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Schools

Topic: Physical activity

Country: United States

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PAPERS Ratings

Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.

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Note: Blank psychometric constructs were not assessed in included studies.

Note: Additional subscale level psychometric properties are reported in the measure development article.

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