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GARCIA-PARRA, N.; GONZALEZ, J.  and  GARCES DE LOS FAYOS, E.J.. Current status of the study of burnout syndrome in sport. CPD [online]. 2016, vol.16, n.2, pp.21-28. ISSN 1989-5879.

Burnout in sport has been studied since the 80's. The symptons were emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and low personal fulfillment. As a consequence their performance get worse, it can also cause the departure from the sport at a young age. A revision about the burnout since the beginning is made in this paper. The amount of papers about burnoutis increasing since the last few years, however, some aspects haven't been studied yet for example intervention and prevention programs, new theoretical models and the relevance of personality traits at the beginning and development of the síndrome.

Keywords : burnout; sport; review; personality.

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