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I study on burnout in professional football players.So I need some articles about burnout in sport. If you have some knowledge about burnout please collabrate with me. Thanks.... firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Ali CEYLAN (email@example.com), October 25, 1999
Ali You might want to look up any research by Jay Coakley - he is a sociologist and has some interesting things to say about burnout in sport. Try Sociology of Sport Journal 1992, 9 271-285.For a stress perspective look at Smith R.E. 1986 Journal of Sports Psychology 8 36-50. Coakley's article seems to make a lot of sense. He indicates that it is the constriction of athletes to one identity or sense of self that leaves them vulnerable to burnout. A more recent article by coakley and Hughes is also worth finding. Sorry I don't have that reference.
Hope this helps cheers adam
-- adam hall (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 16, 1999.