Conceptual confusion and potential advances in athlete burnout research

Henrik Gustafsson, Erik Lundkvist, Leslie Podlog, Carolina Lundqvist

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    More than 30 years of research on athlete burnout has yielded important insights and questions regarding the onset, nature, and consequences of this detrimental syndrome. Not surprisingly, burnout is considered an important matter, both from a research and practical standpoint. We comment on the work of Ryu, Ali, Kim, Choi, and Radlo, who examined the impact of burnout on cognitive performance among athletes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)784-791
    JournalPerceptual and Motor Skills
    Issue number3
    Early online date12 Sept 2016
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016


    • Exhaustion
    • Measurement
    • Stress
    • Sport


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