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J Athl Train. 1992; 27(4): 352–354.
PMCID: PMC1317287

A Review of Overtraining Syndrome—Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms

Abstract

Overtraining syndrome is common in athletes. It manifests itself with both physiological and psychological symptoms, and can adversely affect an athlete's performance. This article reviews the physiological and psychological signs and symptoms of overtraining syndrome in order to help the athletic trainer recognize the condition. With an understanding of overtraining syndrome, the athletic trainer can better aid coaches and athletes in preventing and treating this phenomenon, and thus maintain the athlete's optimal performance level.

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