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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0025-7826.19.03447-1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.552-561
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


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.