Abstract: The purpose of research was to evaluate the effect of job stress on burnout of managers of physical education offices of North-West of Iran based on the mediator role test of fundamental psychological needs. Research method was descriptive-analytical. The 234 individuals have been selected in targeted selection manner as ranking managers of sport offices of North-West of Iran (Western Azerbaijan, Eastern Azerbaijan, Ardabil and Kurdistan) that 145 individuals have been selected as sample size after evaluating in Morgan tables and Cochran formula. The questionnaires of perceived job stress (Polytier in 2002), fundamental psychological needs (Barcemolio in 2011) and burnout (Schaufeli in 1998) were used. There was a relationship between job stress and psychological needs. The relationship between psychological needs and burnout of managers was confirmed. The job stress variable had a direct effect on burnout variable and also, job stress had an indirect effect on burnout through mediator variable of psychological needs.
Akbar Aghazadeh, Seyed Hasan Seyed Ameri and Mohammad Hasani, 2016. The Relationship Between Job Stress and Burnout in Managers of Physical Education Offices of North-West of Iran: Based on Theoretical Psychological View. The Social Sciences, 11: 1214-1219.