University of Zagreb

Faculty of Kinesiology


LABORATORY HEAD: Assoc. dr. sc. Renata Barić


  • operates within the Institute of Kinesiology, and the activities of the laboratory include a specific offer of psychological services in the field of psychodiagnostics and psychoeducation, specialised in sports
  • the offer includes: psychological assessment and analysis of individual athletes (children and adults); psychological analysis of sports teams, groups and / or organizations, development of psychological profiles of athletes / teams, analysis of group dynamics, professional education and workshops for participants in the sports environment, planning and conducting scientific research in psychology, sports psychology and kinesiology; planning and implementation of scientific projects, collection and analysis of data of various psychological variables for scientific purposes


  • this is realized in cooperation with a sports psychologist with many years of experience in working with many athletes in the field of psychological preparation, and the application of various psychological measuring instruments and techniques for assessing psychological variables in general and specifically adapted to sports. These instruments are used, and the entire assessment activity is carried out in accordance with the Law on Psychological Activity and the Code of Ethics of the Psychological Profession.


In the work of the laboratory so far, cooperation has been established with athletes from various sports, sports federations and sports coaches.