Are athletes burning out with passion?

Henrik Gustafsson, Peter HASSMEN, Nathalie Hassmen

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Passion is a strong motivational force towards an activity considered very important, possibly to the extent that the activity forms a part of an individual's identity. Two forms of passion, harmonious and obsessive, are thought to lead to different cognitive and affective responses.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-395
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Sport Science
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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