عنوان مقاله [English]
Purpose: Present study aimed to study the mediating role of efficient and non efficient coping strategies in relationship of positive and negative perfectionism with sport burnout. Methods: Methodology was correlation. 120 participants were selected mono cluster sampling thorough semiprofessional footballers in Tehran. Data were collected using questionnaires of Lazarus's coping strategies, Terry-short & et al's perfectionism and Maslach's burnout and analyzed by tests of Pearson correlation and stepwise regression. Results: The results indicated that there is a significant relationship between positive and negative perfectionism with sport burnout in semiprofessional footballers and efficient coping strategy negatively and non efficient coping strategy positively mediate in relationship positive and negative perfectionism with sport burnout (P< 0.01).
Conclusion: Results provided evidence to suggest that the mediating role of efficient and non-efficient coping strategies in the relationship between positive and negative perfectionism with sports burnout was minor. Efficient and non-efficient coping strategies reduce the effect of positive and negative perfectionism on burnout, but this effect was not complete. Therefore, it was suggested to consider the type of athletes' perfectionism along with providing opportunities to promote effective coping strategies in order to reduce sports burnout.