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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part I

A survey on burnout amongst squash players


Author(s): Siddhant Kumar and Dr. Ashwani Saini

Abstract: Burnout is an undeniable and under reported phenomena that numerous sports men encounter. On occasion, it goes unreported for quite a while and result in the drop out of the sports person. It is important to examine the feeling of burnout in competitive young athletes. The present research focuses to identify the burnout amongst young squash players. Fifty two squash players from Delhi NCR region, who were registered with the squash racquets federation of India, were selected purposely as the participant of the study. To assess the burnout of the players’ standardised questionnaire ABQ by Smith and Reideke (2001) was selected as a tool. Finding of the study revealed that the squash players sometimes have the feeling of burnout in terms of reduced accomplishment. But on the other hand the squash players rarely have the feeling of emotional exhaustion pertaining to squash. Moreover the squash players hardly ever have the feeling of devaluation pertaining to squash. Findings of the study will be helpful to the coaches; players and parents in reducing pressure of young athlete by avoiding overtraining and overreaching.

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How to cite this article:
Siddhant Kumar and Dr. Ashwani Saini. A survey on burnout amongst squash players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(3): 516-520.
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