Peer motivational climate and burnout perceptions of adolescent athletes

Alan Smith, Henrik Gustafsson, Peter HASSMEN

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    The role of social environment in fostering athlete burnout is understudied, in particular with regard to the peer social context. We therefore examined the association between perceptions of the peer-created motivational climate and athlete burnout in adolescent athletes while controlling for weekly training hours and perceived stress. We also examined potential gender differences on peer-created motivational climate perceptions
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)453-460
    Number of pages8
    JournalPsychology of Sport and Exercise
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 2010


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