Monitoring training in athletes with reference to overtraining syndrome.

  • C. Drew Foster
  • Published 1998 in Medicine and science in sports and exercise


PURPOSE Overtraining is primarily related to sustained high load training, often coupled with other stressors. Studies in animal models have suggested that unremittingly heavy training (monotonous training) may increase the likelihood of developing overtraining syndrome. The purpose of this study was to extend our preliminary observations by relating the… (More)


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