An interpretative phenomenological analysis of burnout and recovery in elite soccer coaches

Erik Lundkvist, Henrik Gustafsson, Soren Hjalm, Peter HASSMEN

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Knowledge about the personal experience of burnout in elite coaches is sparse. We therefore studied subjective experiences associated with burnout in a group of elite soccer coaches; specifically how they describe perceived causes of burnout, symptoms and the subsequent recovery process.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)400-419
Number of pages20
JournalQualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


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