A social cognitive approach to burnout in elite athletes

@article{Lemyre2007ASC,
  title={A social cognitive approach to burnout in elite athletes},
  author={P.-N. Lemyre and Howard K. Hall and Glyn C. Roberts},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          221-34
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate athlete burnout from a social-cognitive perspective by examining the relationship between social cognitive motivational variables at the start of a season and signs of burnout in elite athletes at the end of the season. Participants were 141 (F=60, M=81) elite winter sport athletes competing in Alpine skiing, Biathlon, Nordic Combined, Nordic skiing, and Speed skating. Participants completed a comprehensive motivation assessment package at the start… CONTINUE READING
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