Psychological Assessment in Sports

Psychological assessment in sports involves the use of information sources, including psychological tests, personal and medical history, current symptoms and problems reported by either the athlete or professionals, and persons related to the athletes. Whenever an athlete seeks help from a psychologist, the first task of the sports psychologist is to determine the problem precisely. A nomothetic approach is expected in the traditional psychological assessment, which emphasizes group experimental designs, diagnosis, or classification and the use of standardized interview and psychometrics.

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