Since the first ECSS consensus statement on Overtraining (Meeusen et al. 2006) there has remained a “lack of common and consistent terminology as well as a gold standard for the diagnosis of overtraining syndrome”. Thus the authors decided to work on an update, taking into consideration the increase in literature on this topic. Presenting state of the art knowledge the current consensus statement: „Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the overtraining syndrome: Joint consensus statement of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)” will be published in the European Journal of Sport Sciences (EJSS) as well as in the Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (MSSE).

The full article is now published online ahead of print as an iFirst article:

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the overtraining syndrome: Joint consensus statement of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2012.730061

 

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