overtraining syndrome


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o·ver·train·ing syn·drome

(ō'vĕr-trān'ing sin'drōm)
A group of symptoms resulting from excessive physical training; includes fatigue, poor exercise performance, frequent upper-respiratory tract infections, altered mood, general malaise, weight loss, muscle stiffness and soreness, and loss of interest in high-level training.
Synonym(s): burnout, staleness.
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Monitoring training in elite athletes with reference to overtraining syndrome. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
The Brunel Mood Scale (Brums): An instrument for the early detection of overtraining syndrome. Rev Bras Med Esporte.
Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the overtraining syndrome: joint consensus statement of the European College of Sport Science and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the Overtraining Syndrome: ECSS Position Statement Task Force.
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Overtraining syndrome is a neuroendocrine disorder characterized by poor performance in competition, inability to maintain training loads, persistent fatigue, reduced catecholamine excretion, frequent illness, disturbed sleep and alterations in mood state [26].
Overtraining syndrome shares symptoms with depression but can be reversed by reducing activity
Autonomic imbalance hypothesis and overtraining syndrome. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
Long rallies punctuated each game and for Nandrajog-- who has recently recovered from the overtraining syndrome -- the match just got tougher and tougher.
Furthermore, athletes experiencing discomfort from the overtraining syndrome exhibit lower resting levels of plasma glutamine than active healthy controls.
Raglin, a professor in the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, has conducted research examining overtraining syndrome, meditation, and other issues involving mood and exercise.