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    STUDIA EDUCATIO ARTIS GYMNASTICAE - Issue no. 1 / 2014  
         
  Article:   STUDY OF ADAPTATION PSYCHOMETRIC INSTRUMENTS THAT MEASURE ANXIETY, SELF-EFFICACY AND MOTIVATION FOR SPORT PERFORMANCE.

Authors:  EMILIA FLORINA GROSU.
 
       
         
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Research has shown that human intelligence was encouraged thinkers since antiquity. Since Plato (428 IH), Aristotle (384 IH), Augustine (354 IH) and until today. Numerous studies have been published with the aim to verify the effectiveness of psychological intervention programs to increase athletic performance (Greenspan and Felz, 1989 Vealey, 1994; Weinberg and Comar, 1994). From a total of 45 trials, 38 of them, then 85% were found positive effects on performance. Psychological methods, techniques and strategies refer to practices which lead to psychological skills. Each of psychological methods, if properly learned and applied, leading to psychological skills. Examples of psychological skills: intrinsic motivation, self-confidence, attention control, activation control, control anxiety. (Christmas M. 2005). The main objective of this study is to adapt and check psychometric properties of the scales chosen to measure motivation, anxiety and self-efficacy.

Key words: psychometric instruments, anxiety, self-efficacy, motivation
 
         
     
         
         
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