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Overtraining in Adolescence

Are you always dealing with injury after injury?? Do you feel like you’re doing exercise all the time??

It has shown that doing regular activity is important for growing young adult bodies. However, some teenagers who are regularly involved in competitive sports are actually doing too much.

If not careful, this can lead to poor competition performance, increased injuries, poor health and may limit your ability to continue playing your favorite sport into adulthood.

There are certain signs to look out for that may show that you are doing too much, or not allowing your body to recover well enough:

Overtraining in Adolescence

What do I do if I think I’m overtraining?

If you have any of these symptoms and are worried that you may be doing too much activity, see a Sports Physiotherapist.

They can give you an idea on how to best manage your training load to get the best performance out of you, and allow you to participate in the sport you love for as long as possible!

Don't forget! If you are currently dealing with an injury or niggle, seeing a Sports Physiotherapist sooner rather than later can help you get back on your feet and performing at your best in no time!

Want specific advice for your individual situation? Make an appointment today on (07) 3846 4800.

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