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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2024, 6(4); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2024.060412.

Research Progress on Authentic Leadership and Athletes' Training and Competition Satisfaction


Yingjie Zhang

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Yingjie Zhang

Physical Education Department, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, 102249, China


The leadership style of a coach in competitive sports plays a significant role in influencing an athlete's mental health, emotional well-being, and long-term success. Unfortunately, the repeated instances of coach misconduct have led to a crisis of trust among athletes and posed significant challenges to the management of sports teams. As a result, the ethical conduct of coaches has become a central topic of discussion in the field of competitive sports. The article reviews studies on the concept and measurement of authentic leadership, the influence of authentic leadership on individual psychology and behavior, the concept and measurement of training and competition satisfaction, the influencing factors of training and competition satisfaction, and the influence of authentic leadership on athletes' training and competition satisfaction, with the goal of providing references for provide a theoretical reference for improving the authenticity of coaches' leadership behavior and promoting athletes' satisfaction in training and competition.


Authentic leadership; Training and competition satisfaction; Athlete

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Yingjie Zhang. Research Progress on Authentic Leadership and Athletes' Training and Competition Satisfaction. Frontiers in Sport Research (2024) Vol. 6, Issue 4: 75-81. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2024.060412.


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