Cultural adaptation of the Wellness Evaluation of Lifestyle (WEL): An assessment challenge

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jane E. Myers, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The Wellness Evaluation of Lifestyle (WEL), developed in English, was translated into Korean, field tested, then administered to Korean American adolescents. Means were similar for participants completing the scale in both languages. Challenges to the adaptation process, recommendations for further study of the Korean WEL, and implications for cross-cultural wellness research are discussed.

Additional Information

Publication
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 35(4), 239-250
Language: English
Date: 2003
Keywords
Wellness Evaluation of Lifestyle, wellness research, adaptation