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personal data approved: 2016. IX. 13.
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Attila Szabó
name Attila Szabó
year of birth 1958
name of institution
doctoral school
ELTE Doctoral School of Education (Core member)
ELTE Doctoral School of Psychology (Supervisor)
(discipline) Habilitation Comittee
TF Doctoral School of Sport Sciences (Academic staff member)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. ELTE Doctoral School of Education 70%
ELTE Doctoral School of Psychology 15%
TF Doctoral School of Sport Sciences 15%
accreditation statement submitted to: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Contact details
E-mail address drattilaszaboyahoo.com
phone number +36 70 243-7123
mobile phone number +36 70 243-7123
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1993
discipline to which degree belongs general health sciences
institution granting the degree University of Montreal
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2009
discipline to which degree belongs psychology
institution granting the degree ELTE
2007 - Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 4
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 3
students who obtained their degrees:
C.K. Tsang Eric PhD 2006  
Cerin Ester PhD 2001  

students with degree granting in process:
Tímea Naszódi PhD (2016/08)  DSP1-ELTE
present PhD students:
Rita Kovácsik (PhD) (2018/08)  DSP1-ELTE
  Thesis topic proposals
research area 1) The psychological effects of exercise 2) The psychological effects of music and humor 3) Internet and exercise addiction 4) The power of thought 5) Internet research
research field in which current research is conducted psychology
sport sciences

Szabo A, Muller A: Coaches' attitudes towards placebo interventions in sport., EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SPORT SCIENCE 2015: (online first) pp. 1-8.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Attila Szabo, Ferenc Urbán: Do combat sports develop emotional intelligence? [Razvijaju li borilački sportovi emocionalnu inteligenciju?], KINESIOLOGY 46: (1) pp. 53-60. Paper UDC: 796.853.23:796.83:159.9.952.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 0.333*
language: Angol és horvát

Szabo Attila, Ábrahám Júlia: The psychological benefits of recreational running, PSYCHOLOGY HEALTH & MEDICINE 18: (3) pp. 251-261.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 4
language: English

Szabo A, Bérdi M, Köteles F, Bárdos Gy: Perceptual characteristics of nutritional supplements determine the expected effectiveness in boosting strength, endurance, and concentration performances, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORT NUTRITION AND EXERCISE METABOLISM 23: (6) pp. 624-628.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Szabó Attila, Vega Ricardo, Ruiz-Barquín Roberto, Rivera Oswaldo: Exercise addiction in Spanish athletes: Investigation of the roles of gender, social context and level of involvement, JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL ADDICTIONS 2: (4) pp. 249-252.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
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Attila Szabo, Jean Underwood: Cybercheats, ACTIVE LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION 5: (2) pp. 180-199.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 86
language: English

Attila Szabo: The acute effects of humor and exercise on mood and anxiety, JOURNAL OF LEISURE RESEARCH 35: (2) pp. 152-162.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 57
language: English

Attila Szabo: Physical activity as a source of psychological dysfunction, In: Biddle S, Fox., K., Boutcher, S. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being. London: Routledge, 2000. pp. 130-153.
type of document: Part of book/Szaktanulmány (to be translated)
number of independent citations: 54
language: English

Attila Szabo, Nigel Hastings: Using IT in the undergraduate classroom, COMPUTERS & EDUCATION 35: (3) pp. 175-187.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 236
language: English

Attila Szabo, Adam Small, Martin Leigh: The effects of slow-and fast-rhythm classical music on progressive cycling to voluntary physical exhaustion, JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS 39: (3) pp. 220-225.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 122
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:559 
Scientometric data
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