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Estudos Interdisciplinares em Psicologia

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SILVA, Andressa Melina Becker da; FOCH, Gisele Fernandes de Lima; GUIMARAES, Claudiane Aparecida  and  ENUMO, Sônia Regina Fiorin. Testing applied in Brazilian studies in sport psychology. Est. Inter. Psicol. [online]. 2014, vol.5, n.2, pp. 77-85. ISSN 2236-6407.

Sport Psychology is one of the areas of the expertise of psychologists that makes use assessment tools. Therefore depends on the construction and validation of instruments for this population. Examine the instruments cited in this literature can help in this process. This study examined the instruments validated for the Brazilian population, cited in national articles on Sport Psychology, from 2002 to 2012. The descriptors "validation", "test", "sport", and "Psychophysiology", were crossed with descriptors "anxiety", "stress", "depression", "motivation", "leadership", "aggression," "imagination," "humor," "self-esteem", and "self-efficacy" - on the electronic bases Periódicos/CAPES, SciELO-Brazil and PubMed, in January 2013. For 38 sports and other non-competitive, six instruments translated and validated in Brazil were found, but not yet assessed / approved by the Federal Council of Psychology. The inclusion of the psychophysiological measures in the evaluation process and the validation of the instruments applied to Sport Psychology are discusses.

Keywords : psychological assessment; sports psychology; psychophysiology.

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