Flashcards in Burnout and Overtraining Deck (20):
A syndrome that results when excessive, usually physical, overload on an athlete occurs without adequate rest
Give 3 consequences of overtraining
• Performance decrements
• Inability to train
a negative outcome of overtraining, where you fail to adapt to the prescribed training regime. This results in a loss of performance.
Give 3 common features of burnout
• Result of chronic stress
• Occurs at an individual level
• Reduced sense of accomplishment
• Negative change in response to others
• Performance decrease
Give 3 physical symptoms of staleness
Lack of energy
Minor body aches
Give 3 physical symptoms of burnout
Give 3 psychological symptoms of staleness
Negative to others
Give 3 psychological symptoms of burnout
Negative/hostile to others
Total lack of caring
Give 3 causes of burnout
1. Organisational concerns
2. Psychological concerns
3. Physical concerns
4. Social and interpersonal concerns
Describe the overtraining process
Overload-overtraining- overreach- good/no change/bad
How can social support affect the stress experience
Lead to a reduction as some find it helpful to have people pushing them to achieve.
Others may see it as a negative additional pressure.
Describe the cognitive-affective model
personality and motivational factors influence:
describe the negative stress training model
Physical training stresses the athlete physically and psychologically and can have positive and negative effects. Positive adaptation (normal overload) is desirable. Negative adaptation can lead to overtraining, staleness, and burnout.
Describe the sport commitment model
if the three determinants of an athletes commitment to sport are maladaptive, then it leads to burnout:
1. Satisfaction based on rewards and costs associated with sport.
2. Attractiveness of alternative options.
3. Resources athletes have invested in sport
Describe entrapment theory
Athletes who are prone to burnout feel trapped by sporting commitment.
Which inventory measures burnout
Maslach Burnout Inventory
What does the maslach burnout inventory measure specifically?
-Low sense of personal accomplisment
Who else other than the athletes can suffer from burnout
Coaches, officials and umpires
Give 3 factors which affect a coaches risk of burnout
Feelings of entrapment