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Yannis Georgiou1, Aggeliki Fotiou2

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

Burnout Factors in Private Health and Fitness Centers’ Sector: A Case Study in Greece

J. Anthr. Sport Phys. Educ. 2019, 3(3), 25-29 | DOI: 10.26773/jaspe.190705


The aim of the research was to investigate conceiving levels of Burnout, in employees in private fitness and health centers of the prefecture of Attica, Greece in relation with demographic factors such as gender, age, familial situation and level of education. Participants (n=185) answered in a demographic questionnaire and the MBI-GS (Maslach Burnout Inventory-General Survey) questionnaire in 16 questions, in reference to the three factors of the Burnout Syndrome, Emotional Exhaustion, Depersonalization, and Personal Accomplishments. The analysis of variation (ANOVA), did not show any significant statistical differences between the independent variables and the three factors of the dependent one. However, the agreement of results of the present research, with similar research in the public sector, as well as the differences that are presented concerning other occupational groups, tend in the affair of the relation of the content of work and environmental labor factors that are perhaps connected with the existence of Burnout.


Exhaustion, Depersonalization, Cynicism, Stress

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