One of the unique features of an exercise is that it leads to a simultaneous increase of antagonistic mediators.


In wrestling, athletes often support a large amount of weight on their heads or are forced into extreme ranges of motion.

Wrestling is a popular high school and college sport with an injury and illness rate second only to football.

Successful training involves structured overload but must avoid the combination of excessive overload and inadequate recovery. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of functional overreaching (FOR), nonfunctional overreaching (NFOR), and overtraining syndrome in elite female wrestlers during their normal training and competition schedules and to explore the utility of blood markers for the early detection of overreaching. Classification of FOR, NFOR, and overtraining syndrome was based on the European Congress of Sports Medicine position statement.

This study examined the changes in hydration status, body composition and body mass alterations during the camping period a pre world championship, World (N.=14) and National (N.=38) senior wrestlers (N.=52) preparing for the World Championships.

The aim of this study is to examine the physical and physiological determinants of wrestling success between elite and amateur male wrestlers.

In weight class sports, such as judo, taekwondo and wrestling, reducing body weight before competitions is common.