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Mimi S. H. Ho, Paul R. Appleton, Jennifer Cumming, and Joan L. Duda

This study examined whether the relationships between self-oriented and socially prescribed perfectionism and symptoms of burning out (i.e., reduced accomplishment, emotional and physical exhaustion, sport devaluation, negative affect, and symptoms of physical ill-health) were moderated by hearing ability. A total of 417 athletes (hearing = 205, deaf = 212) completed the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (Hewitt & Flett, 1991, 2004), the negative affect subscale of the Positive Affect and Negative Affect Schedule (Watson, Clark, & Tellegen, 1988), the Athlete Burnout Questionnaire (Raedeke & Smith, 2001), and the Physical Symptoms Checklist (Emmons, 1991). Regression analyses revealed the hypothesized relationships were generally consistent across both groups. The current findings provide insight into the potential effects of perfectionism dimensions for hearing and deaf athletes’ health.

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Danielle S. Molnar, Melissa Blackburn, Dawn Zinga, Natalie Spadafora, Tabitha Methot-Jones, and Maureen Connolly

Perfectionism continues to garner considerable attention in the areas of sport and exercise with a burgeoning literature underscoring the important role of perfectionism in dance ( Hill, 2016 ; Hill & Madigan, 2017 ; Hill et al., 2018 ). This is a welcome addition to the perfectionism literature

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Robin S. Vealey, Eric Martin, Angela Coppola, Rose Marie Ward, and Jacob Chamberlin

predictors of burnout in coaches. Recent research has shown that perfectionism and motivation were influential in the development of burnout in athletes ( Ho, Appleton, Cumming, & Duda, 2015 ; Jowett, Hill, Hall, & Curran, 2013 ; Madigan, Stoeber, & Passfield, 2016 ). Because the relationship between

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Erika D. Van Dyke, Aaron Metzger, and Sam J. Zizzi

nuanced approach to studying the mindfulness−performance relationship are needed. These kinds of studies can clarify how, when, and for whom mindfulness could be most useful. In a sport like gymnastics, for instance, in which athletes are judged to a standard of perfection in their skills and technique

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Esmie P. Smith, Andrew P. Hill, and Howard K. Hall

soccer academies. It also examined how in this context burnout and depression might be related to perfectionism among junior athletes. We first define and describe athlete burnout, depressive symptoms, and perfectionism, as well as review research examining them in sport. We then discuss research that

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Daniel J. Madigan, Thomas Curran, Joachim Stoeber, Andrew P. Hill, Martin M. Smith, and Louis Passfield

Research has found that perfectionism is related to numerous motivational, performance, and well-being-related outcomes in sport (see Hill, Mallinson-Howard, & Jowett, 2018 ). This includes important outcomes such as behavioral regulation, performance, and athlete burnout. The origins of

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Pooja Somasundaram and Alexandra M. Burgess

presentation of disordered eating attitudes and behaviors among this understudied group may facilitate the development of prevention and intervention programs targeting the large number of amateur level female athletes. Perfectionism and Disordered Eating Symptomology In understanding the presentation of

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Dean R. Watson, Andrew P. Hill, and Daniel J. Madigan

& Longstaff, 2018 ). Identifying factors that predict help-seeking is therefore important to assist all athletes not only with optimizing performance, but also in maintaining their mental health. Accordingly, the present study aims to examine whether perfectionism is a factor that is related to attitudes

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Thomas D. Raedeke, Victoria Blom, and Göran Kenttä

this syndrome, perfectionism has garnered the most empirical attention. Perfectionism is a multidimensional personality characteristic involving a constellation of cognitions, affective responses, and behaviors that result in unrealistically high personal standards and tendencies for overly critical

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Shelby J. Martin and Timothy Anderson

the influence of stigma on the formation of EP help-seeking intentions among athletes is non-existent. Perfectionism, a personality trait often characteristic of athletes ( Thompson & Sherman, 2011 ), is an additional facet of an athletic-identity that may also influence EP help-seeking. Research has