Organizational stress in competitive sport

RUMBOLD, James and DIDYMUS, Faye F. (2021). Organizational stress in competitive sport. In: ZENKO, Zachary and JONES, Leighton, (eds.) Essentials of exercise and sport psychology: An open access textbook. Society for the Transparency, Openness, and Replication in Kinesiology, 710-733.

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Organizational stress continues to generate interest and research attention in sport psychology. This is largely because anecdotal and research evidence continues to highlight that the organizational environment in which sport performers, coaches, sport scientists, and other personnel operate is a breeding ground for experiencing stress. Although some individuals may interpret, respond, and cope well with the varying demands that they encounter in their sport teams and organizations, for others, this may have negative outcomes for their sport relationships, well-being, performance, and desire to continue participating in sport. For these reasons, research continues to be conducted to understand the concept of organizational stress in sport, and how it may be best managed to support the well-being and performance of individuals. This chapter will outline key concepts and theory relating to the concept of organizational stress. In addition, a summary of the origins of organizational stress in sport along with discussions of contemporary research in this area will be provided. Finally, a series of practical implications and future research recommendations will be outlined.

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