IOC Consensus Statement on Load in Sport & Risk of Injury (Parts 1, 2 & Infographic)

Consensus Statement How much is too much? (Part 1) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of injury. Extract Athletes participating in elite sports are exposed to high training loads and increasingly saturated competition calendars. Emerging evidence indicates that poor load management is a major risk factor for injury. The International… Read More


Training Load Errors: Linking Injury to Overtraining & Undertraining?

Discussion Paper Title If overuse injury is a ‘training load error’, should undertraining be viewed the same way? Extract Overuse injury is a ‘training load error’ Inappropriately high training loads cause overuse injuries. However, it has recently been proposed that overuse injuries should be considered in terms of both ‘overloading’ and ‘underloading’. The rationale is… Read More