Changes in stress and recovery in elite rowers during preparation for the Olympic Games.

  title={Changes in stress and recovery in elite rowers during preparation for the Olympic Games.},
  author={Michael Kellmann and K D G{\"u}nther},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={32 3},
PURPOSE The purpose was to investigate changes in stress and recovery during preparation for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. METHODS Eleven elite rowers of the German National Rowing Team completed four times the Recovery-Stress-Questionnaire for Athletes (RESTQ-Sport). The eight rowers who competed at the Olympic Games filled out the RESTQ-Sport a fifth time, 2 d before the preliminaries. RESULTS Trend parameters revealed significant alterations of somatic components of stress (Lack of… 
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