Monitoring training in athletes with reference to overtraining syndrome.

  title={Monitoring training in athletes with reference to overtraining syndrome.},
  author={Carl Clinton Foster},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={30 7},
  • C. Foster
  • Published 1 July 1998
  • Medicine
  • 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 incidence of illnesses and minor injuries to various indices of training. METHODS We report observations of the relationship of banal… Expand

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