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depleted_skdubai
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In this text I want to look behind the symptoms of depletion that can so easily be misinterpreted as virus infection. To underscore it right from the beginning both conditions need first of all rest and recovery. Anyhow,...
fisherman_fujairah
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Stress is a transitional state on the edge where border physiology and pathophysiology turns into a fuzzy line, in other words it's distinction between well-being and illness becomes blurred, a familiar condition to all of us. There is...
stress-repsonse
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What is happening, what is going wrong? A short reflection on stress from a biological point of view. Influences on our body that threaten its balance are stress factors activating a stress response. Stress factors can be physical...
noimmunitynoperformance
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Hard training and racing too much may stress the body in a way that disease symptoms suddenly reappear Performing great and peaking at the right time  – that does not only apply to sports – has a lot...
entangled
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This is a short very comment on an exciting but neglected topic. The title of this paragraph I copied from the German triathlon magazine, edition "Training". I am again and again surprised how long it takes until such...
neural_3160
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Every muscle requires an impulse from the central nervous system for contraction. These stimuli determine how many muscle fibers are activated. You will be surprised to hear that the current state-of-knowledge has evidence that about 20% of the...
acidic-muscle_8013
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Anybody who has to do with sports is familiar with the story of acidic muscles terminating exercise. Once the muscle has gone acidic – meaning it has slipped into an oxygen deficit – nothing can help resuming the...
andi-ffm
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When hearing the word mechanics, it mostly evokes a feeling of clarity and science. Here and now we are going to trace down this clarity and its limits. Biomechanics – The best athletes are the most economic ones!...
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