Psychological Assessments in Physical Exercise

  • Marcel Daamen
  • Markus Raab


This chapter will present a short review of psychological assessment techniques which are frequently used to measure cognitive and affective functions. If available, these measurement approaches are illustrated with examples from recent sports- and exercise-related studies. In addition, the chapter will discuss important caveats and methodological perspectives and that may be relevant for future studies in this research field, especially in the context of neuroimaging applications.


Heart Rate Variability Physical Exercise Affective State Attentional Bias Executive Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Functional Neuroimaging Group, Department of RadiologyUniversity of BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.Institute of PsychologyGerman Sport University CologneCologneGermany

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