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The Overtraining Syndrome

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Description:

The overtraining, or under-recovery, syndrome results when an athlete performs at a level below his or her abilities and fails to recover from the stress of training and competition. It usually occurs following a high level of training with inadequate periods of rest, resulting in physical and/or emotional burnout. Early recognition and intervention can often reduce or prevent the condition.

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