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How much is too much? (Part 2) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of illness

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  • Martin Schwellnus Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute for Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Research, Section Sports Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Torbjørn Soligard Medical and Scientific Department, International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Juan-Manuel Alonso Sports Medicine Department, Aspetar, Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Roald Bahr Sports Medicine Department, Aspetar, Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar Department of Sports Medicine, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway Olympic Training Center (Olympiatoppen), Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ben Clarsen Department of Sports Medicine, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway Olympic Training Center (Olympiatoppen), Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • H Paul Dijkstra Sports Medicine Department, Aspetar, Qatar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tim J Gabbett School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and School of Exercise Science, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Gleeson School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin Hägglund Division of Physiotherapy, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mark R Hutchinson Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christa Janse Van Rensburg Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute for Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Research, Section Sports Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Romain Meeusen Human Physiology Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • John W Orchard School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Babette M Pluim Medical Department, Royal Dutch Lawn Tennis Association, Amersfoort, The Netherlands Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sports, IOC Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health, VUmc/AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin Raftery World Rugby, Dublin, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Richard Budgett Medical and Scientific Department, International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lars Engebretsen Medical and Scientific Department, International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Sports Medicine, Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Martin Schwellnus, Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute for Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Research, University of Pretoria, Hatfield, Pretoria 0028, South Africa; martin.schwellnus{at}up.ac.za
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Schwellnus M, Soligard T, Alonso J, et al
How much is too much? (Part 2) International Olympic Committee consensus statement on load in sport and risk of illness

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  • Accepted July 3, 2016
  • First published August 17, 2016.
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August 17, 2016

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