functional overload

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Training closely related to conditions experienced in competition, but with a greater workload than normal. For track events, for example, training might be carried out in heavy boots and a harness. During functional overload, care is taken to use the same muscle groups and patterns of movement as used during competition.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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