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Levels Of Perfectionism And Sports Burnout Among Student-Athletes

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Roderick B. Valdez, MAPsych; Ma. Victoria T. Juan, PhD



Perfectionism, psychological skills training program, sports burnout, student-athletes,



This study explored the levels of perfectionism and sports burnout among student-athletes at Isabela State University, Echague, Philippines. A total of one hundred seventy (178) student-athletes from the university were drawn using proportional allocation. This study made use of standardized survey questionnaires, the Athlete Burnout Questionnaire (ABQ by Raedeke, 1999) and Sport Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale-2 (SMPS-2 by Gotwals et al., 2003), data gathered were analyzed utilizing weighted mean and Chi-Square to answer the objectives of the study. Results showed that student-athletes were highly perfectionist with high level of sports burnout. This research concluded that sports burnout is a result of a high level of perfectionism. With the foregoing findings, it is recommended that a coach and sports director must work hand-in-hand with a sports psychologist in conceptualizing a Psychological Skills Training Program establishing adaptive and mal-adaptive perfectionism to address the high level of sports-burnout.



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