Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ) translated into Malay
Page started by Chris Evans in 2008, last updated 24.vi.11
Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ) translated into Malay by Kuan Pei Xuan, Ho Hui Lian, Shuhaili Mohamed Shukeri and Siti Alia bt. Abdullah under the supervision of Professor Dr. Henry Rantai Gudum with Chris Evans is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. Based on a work at www.psyctc.org.
The translation of the full BSQ has now been used in a study with 600 students in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak and found an internal consistency of .96. See Kuan PX, Ho HL, Shuhaili MS, Siti AA, Gudum HR. (2011) Gender Differences in Body Mass Index, Body Weight Perception and Weight Loss Strategies among undergraduates in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition. 17(1):67-75.
This page will contain pointers to the full and all the shortened forms of the Body Shape Questionnaire translated into Malay.
Currently I have mounted the full 34 item BSQ only. It is here in the following formats:
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as you can see if you go to that URL, this allows you to copy,
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I, Chris Evans, manage the copyright on the measures but the translation is entirely the work of:
Kuan Pei Xuan, Ho Hui Lian, Shuhaili Mohamed Shukeri and Siti Alia bt. Abdullah under the supervision
of Professor Dr. Henry Rantai Gudum, and quite a number of undergraduates of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS).
You can Email them to thank them or make contact using
this webmail form.
the work to do and they have generously put the copyright with
me to manage provided that I always continue to make the measures
available under this licence just as the original authors of the BSQ
have made it available for translation and use in the original English.
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reproducing this text in full and unchanged whenever it is reproduced as
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I.e. you cannot make a profit from simply reproducing the measures. You
may use in other profit making work, e.g. if you make an income from
therapy and want to use the measures in that therapy, that is fine.
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- Any of these conditions can be waived if you get permission from
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If you have any questions about using the BSQ, reproducing all or parts
of it in papers or books or other locations, contact myself, Chris Evans
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