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Ubiquity and formation of chronic fatigue in qualified sportsmen

Dolphin

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What it is worth, CFS is mentioned

Free full text: http://www.sportpedagogy.org.ua/html/journal/2016-03/pdf-en/16ivnfqs.pdf

UBIQUITY AND FORMATION OF CHRONIC FATIGUE IN QUALIFIED SPORTSMEN
Ilyin V.N., Alwani A.R.

National University of Physical Education and Sport of Ukraine
Abstract.

Purpose:
estimation of ubiquity of chronic fatigue among qualified sportsmen of Ukraine in different kinds
of sports and determination of specificities of chronic fatigue syndrome’s formation among them.
Material:
in the research qualified sportsmen of different kinds of sports (n=286) participated. For determination of chronic fatigue degree we used the questionnaire of Leonova.

Results:
in 104 sportsmen we registered symptoms of chronic fatigue of different degree. Among women symptoms of chronic degree were registered oftener (47.0%), than among men (29.2%). Most of chronic fatigue cases were noticed in swimming, light athletics and football. Formation of chronic fatigue was preceded by certain stages: overtiredness, over tension, over training. In 36.4% of the questioned sportsmen we registered chronic fatigue symptoms of different degree. We offered a model of chronic fatigue and syndrome of chronic fatigue formation in qualified sportsmen.

Conclusions:
progressing of sportsmen’s chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome are characterized by gradual appearing of stable or relapsing significant tiredness or by quick tiredness. As a result we can observe reduction of usual activity during long period of time (more than one month).

Key words:
sportsmen, overtiredness, over tension, over training, chronic fatigue.
 

GhostGum

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Vic, AU
Seems professional swimming is known for health issues, burn out but also more prone to viral/respiratory problems, of course the main likely culprit being the chlorine in the water. Always made me wonder whether this was partly to blame for my onset since I was swimming daily at the time, I assume the chlorine and the byproducts it creates is not great on all levels.
 

msf

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Let me guess, 100% of marathon runners were found to suffer from chronic fatigue?

Buhhhhhhhhhhh.