The Movement Imagery Questionnaire for Children (MIQ-C; Martini, Carter, Yoxon, Cumming, & Ste-Marie, 2016) is an adapted version of the MIQ-3 (Williams Cumming, Ntoumanis, Nordin-Bates, Ramsey, & Hall, 2012).
It is also a 12-item questionnaire, but the instructions have been modified to make it suitable for use with children between the ages of 7 and 12 years. It assess children’s ability to image four movements using internal visual imagery, external visual imagery, and kinesthetic imagery.
The MIQ-C has good psychometric properties and internal reliability.
Papers published that have used the MIQ-C:
Martini, R., Carter, M. J., Yoxon, E., Cumming, J., Ste-Marie, D. M. (2016). Development and validation of the Movement Imagery Questionnaire for Children (MIQ-C). Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 20, 190-201. doi: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.08.008 or download here
Quinton, M. L., Cumming, J., Gray, R., Geeson, J., Crowley, H., Cooper, A., & Williams, S. E. (2014). A PETTLEP imagery intervention with young athletes. Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity. doi: 10.1515/jirspa-2014-000
Abstracts published that have used the MIQ-C:
Carter, M. J., Ste-Marie, D. M., Cummings, J., & Martini, R. (2012). Movement imagery ability in boys and girls 7 to 12 years old. Journal of Exercise, Movement, and Sport, 44(1).
Carter, M. J., Yoxon, E., Ste-Marie, D. M., Cumming, J., Martini, R. (2013). The validation of a movement imagery questionnaire for children (MIQ-C). Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 35, S23-24.
* If you have used the MIQ-3 and would like to add your citation to this list, please email J.Cumming@Bham.ac.uk.