Exploring the relationship between hope and burnout in competitive sport

Henrik Gustafsson, Peter HASSMEN, Leslie Podlog

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    Researchers have postulated that hope may be an important factor associated with burnout. Consistent with hope theory contentions, low-hope individuals may be susceptible to burnout because they are prone to experience goal blockage, frustration, and negative affect, all of which likely increase the risk of burnout.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1495-1504
    Number of pages10
    JournalJournal of Sports Sciences
    Issue number14
    Publication statusPublished - 2010


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