Rushall, B. S., & Pyke, F. S. (1990). Training for sports and physical fitness. Melbourne, Australia: Macmillan Educational.

Chapters 4 ("The principle of overload") and 8 ("The abuse of training principles") of this text are devoted to overload and overtraining/maladaptation as they pertain to training. They could serve as further background on the topics in this issue of Coaching Science Abstracts.

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