The haematological, biochemical and immunological profile of athletes suffering from the Overtraining Syndrome
. Eur J Appl Physiol.
Redefining the overtraining syndrome
as the unexplained underperformance syndrome.
-- Physicians can help young athletes and parents keep sports in balance and avoid problems such as overuse injuries and overtraining syndrome
, according to a sports medicine specialist.
A recent position statement by the European College of Sports Sciences tried to provide clarity to the definition by recommending that overreaching was divided into two different stages, functional overreaching and non-functional overreaching, with the latter eventually leading to the overtraining syndrome
(Meesuen et al., 2006).
The psychological component to overtraining syndrome
in athletes is known as burnout.
As performance levels begin to drop off due to the overtraining syndrome
, the athlete's demeanor changes.
"Sleep loss is a big part of what's called overtraining syndrome
," she says.
The key to avoiding overtraining syndrome
is to skip your fast and long days whenever your muscles and tendons feel sore.
occurs when we overdo things and leads to stomach complaints and irritable bowel syndrome.
The overtraining syndrome
. British Medical Journal, 309, 465-468.
A reduction in the normal ratio of testosterone to cortisol serves as a marker of "overtraining syndrome
," a condition that can provoke a range of symptoms and diminish athletic performance.
Psychomotor speed: possibly a new marker for overtraining syndrome
. Sports Med.
Historically, the development of training distress symptoms has been discussed using a variety of terms such as overreaching, overtraining, staleness, overtraining syndrome
, and burnout.
The final volume, on psychological perspectives, addresses strategies for optimizing performance and preventing overtraining syndrome
as well as the psychological aspects of injuries, fitness, and care of student athletes in a university environment.