Athlete burnout: An integrated model and future research directions

Henrik Gustafsson, Goran Kentta, Peter HASSMEN

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Athlete burnout is a multifaceted phenomenon. As a consequence, several attempts have been made to describe it from both a process and a state perspective. A number of theories and models exist that deal with the process of burning out and/or its antecedents. When viewed separately, the presented findings may be perceived as contradicting each other, or at best as confusing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-24
Number of pages22
JournalInternational Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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