the undesired tangible and cognitive effects, collectively, of training past the person's capabilities. Typical indicators consist of lessened performance, being easily fatigued, loss of motivation, emotional instability, incapacity to focus mentally, and escalated vulnerability to infection and injury.

OVERTRAINING SYNDROME: "The occupational therapist was immediately able to discern the case as being that of overtraining syndrome, likely affecting the entire training group."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVERTRAINING SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overtraining-syndrome/ (accessed October 17, 2021).