Peer motivational climate and burnout perceptions of adolescent athletes

Alan Smith, Henrik Gustafsson, Peter HASSMEN

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Abstract

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
Volume11
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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