How much is too much? (Part 1) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of injury.

@article{Soligard2016HowMI,
  title={How much is too much? (Part 1) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of injury.},
  author={Torbj\orn Soligard and M P Schwellnus and Juan-Manuel Alonso and Roald Bahr and Ben Clarsen and H Paul Dijkstra and Tim J. Gabbett and Michael Gleeson and Martin H{\"a}gglund and Mark Robert Hutchinson and Christa Janse van Rensburg and Karim M. Khan and Romain Meeusen and Jessica J Orchard and Babette M. Pluim and Martin Raftery and Richard G M Budgett and Lars Engebretsen},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={50 17},
  pages={1030-41}
}
Athletes participating in elite sports are exposed to high training loads and increasingly saturated competition calendars. Emerging evidence indicates that poor load management is a major risk factor for injury. The International Olympic Committee convened an expert group to review the scientific evidence for the relationship of load (defined broadly to include rapid changes in training and competition load, competition calendar congestion, psychological load and travel) and health outcomes in… CONTINUE READING

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