Monitoring Training Load to Understand Fatigue in Athletes

  title={Monitoring Training Load to Understand Fatigue in Athletes},
  author={Shona Leigh Halson},
  booktitle={Sports medicine},
Many athletes, coaches, and support staff are taking an increasingly scientific approach to both designing and monitoring training programs. Appropriate load monitoring can aid in determining whether an athlete is adapting to a training program and in minimizing the risk of developing non-functional overreaching, illness, and/or injury. In order to gain an understanding of the training load and its effect on the athlete, a number of potential markers are available for use. However, very few of… CONTINUE READING

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