Investigating the effects of Athletic identity on athlete burnout

BARDAKÇI S., CAZ Ç., Kayhan R. F.

MEDICINA DELLO SPORT, vol.72, no.4, pp.552-561, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0025-7826.19.03447-1
  • Title of Journal : MEDICINA DELLO SPORT
  • Page Numbers: pp.552-561


BACKGROUND: Athletic identity is defined as the importance attributed to athletic role preserved by the individual as well as being strength and a privilege. Athlete burnout is a concept associated with many negative consequences, such as reduced motivation, decreasing performance, and quitting sport. In this context, the aim of this study was to examine whether athletes' perceived athletic identity has a significant effect on the level of athlete burnout.