Exercise precautions for the female athlete signs of overtraining

Jacalyn J. Robert-Mccomb, Abigail Schubert

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After completing this chapter, you should have an understanding of the following: The terms overreaching, overtraining, and staleness (the overtraining syndrome [OTS]). Sympathetic and parasympathetic staleness. Mood variations in response to overtraining and staleness. Hormonal responses to overtraining and staleness. Signs of overtraining.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Active Female
Subtitle of host publicationHealth Issues Throughout The Lifespan
PublisherHumana Press
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781588297303
StatePublished - 2008

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