How much is too much? (Part 2) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of illness

@inproceedings{Schwellnus2016HowMI,
  title={How much is too much? (Part 2) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of illness},
  author={M P Schwellnus and Torbj\orn Soligard 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 Romain Meeusen and Jessica J Orchard and Babette M. Pluim and Martin Raftery and Richard Gm Budgett and Lars Engebretsen},
  booktitle={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2016}
}
The modern-day athlete participating in elite sports is exposed to high training loads and increasingly saturated competition calendar. Emerging evidence indicates that inappropriate load management is a significant risk factor for acute illness and the overtraining syndrome. The IOC convened an expert group to review the scientific evidence for the relationship of load-including rapid changes in training and competition load, competition calendar congestion, psychological load and travel-and… CONTINUE READING