transition period

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A period of a training programme that allows an athlete to recover both physically and mentally following training or competition. During the transition period, there is a gradual reduction of training intensity, but the athlete continues to exercise to maintain a reasonable level of general fitness. Emphasis is usually on physical and emotional relaxation involving leisure pursuits. See also periodization.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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