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The immune system and overtraining in athletes: clinical implications.

@article{Hackney2012TheIS,
  title={The immune system and overtraining in athletes: clinical implications.},
  author={Anthony C. Hackney and Kristen J. Koltun},
  journal={Acta clinica Croatica},
  year={2012},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={
          633-41
        }
}
The primary objective of this review is to provide an overview of how overtraining and the overtraining syndrome (OTS) affect the immune system of athletes. A secondary objective is to provide sports medicine clinicians with guidance as to how best to prevent and/or treat some of the health consequences of overtraining and the OTS as related to the development of a compromised immune system associated with exercise training. The OTS is a physically debilitating condition that results in… 

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