Flow State

Alternate Names: Trait Flow Scale (TFS)

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Available Test Forms

Dispositional Flow Scale (DFS) - English

A 36-item self report measure of flow as a personality trait in sport and physical activities as described by Jackson & Marsh (1996) and Jackson et al (1998).
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Flow Short Scale - English

A 10-item self report measure of flow as described by Engeser & Rheinberg (2008).
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Flow State Questionnaire of the Positive Psychology Lab (PPL-FSQ) - English

A 20-item self report mesaure of flow as described by Magyaródi et al (2013).
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Flow State Scale (FSS) - English

A 36-item self report measure of flow in sport and physical activities as described by Jackson & Marsh (1996).
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References

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Jackson, S.A., & Marsh, H.W. (1996). Development and validation of a scale to measure optimal experience: The flow state scale. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 18, 17–35.

Jackson, S.A., Kimiecik, J.C., Ford, S., and Marsh, H.W. (1998). Psychological correlates of flow in sport. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 20: 358-378

Engeser, S. & Rheinberg, F. (2008). Flow, performance and moderators of challenge-skill balance. Motiv Emot, 32:158–172.

Keller, J., & Landhäußer, A. (2011). Im Flow sein: Experimentelle Analysen des Zustands optimaler Beanspruchung [Experiencing fl ow: Experimental analyses of the experiential state resulting from optimal task demands]. Psychologische Rundschau, 62 , 213–220.

Magyaródi, T.; Nagy, H.; Soltész, P.; Mózes, T. & Oláh, A. (2013). Psychometric properties of a newly established flow state questionnaire. The Journal of Happiness & Well-Being, 1(2), 89-100.