The Effect of Social Support on Athlete Burnout

Xuan Liu


Using MBI-GS, SCL-90 and SSRS, 160 excellent athletes in this city were investigated, to explore the status quo of athlete burnout and its influencing factors. The results show that: 1) Excellent athletes’ emotional exhaustion and negative neglect are not serious, but the low sense of achievement is more serious. 2) Interpersonal sensitivity and obsessive-compulsive symptoms were the predictors of emotional exhaustion, while support utilization and objective support were the predictors of low sense of achievement. 3) There is a link between occupational burnout and social support. Therefore, it is necessary to help athletes establish an effective social support system, strengthen self-recognition and promote the healthy development of the body and mind.


Social Support; Athlete; Burnout

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18282/le.v10i2.2632


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