Yannis S. Georgiou1, Aggeliki Fotiou2

1National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Physical Education and Sport Science, Athens, Greece
2Hellenic Open University, Faculty of Business Administration, Patras, Greece

Burnout and Coping Strategies among Private Fitness Centre Employees

Monten. J. Sports Sci. Med. 2019, 8(2), 33-38 | DOI: 10.26773/mjssm.190905


This study aimed to examine the relationships between burnout and coping strategies among private health and fitness centre employees. Using a stratified random sampling method, a sample of 205 employees (50.7% males and 49.3% females) (51.2% full time and 48.8% part-time) completed the Maslach Burnout Inventory-General Survey (MBI–GS) and Ways of Coping Survey questionnaires. Statistical analysis showed that passive coping was associated with higher levels of depersonalization and lack of personal accomplishment while active coping has a possible negative effect on the development of burnout.


emotional exhaustion, cynicism, personal accomplishment, coping

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