Burnout and coping perceptions of judo athletes throughout a sport season





Stress, Sport psychology, Motivation


This study aimed to investigate burnout and coping throughout a year of competition as well as to analyse the relationship between dimensions of burnout and coping strategies. Brazilian high-level judo athletes (N = 20) completed questionnaires of burnout and coping. Data collection occurred four times throughout a sport season. Although the results showed no increase in burnout dimensions, the confidence/motivation coping strategy increased during the season. Moreover, burnout dimensions showed a moderate and inverse correlation to confidence/motivation during the season.


Authors thanks PROPESP/UFPA for support funding to language revision. This study was financed in part by the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior – Brasil (CAPES) – Finance Code 001.


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Pires, D. A., & Ugrinowitsch, H. (2021). Burnout and coping perceptions of judo athletes throughout a sport season. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 16(4), 866–877. https://doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2021.164.10



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