AACP Most Requested Titles

Thank you for the great response at our booth during the AACP conference. If you missed it, these are our top requested titles from the conference.

Qualified instructors may request a review copy for course adoption consideration. Pharmacists and Students can save 25% and receive free ground shipping in the U.S with code AACP2015 now through 9/1/2015.

Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation is a unique resource that explores critical elements of clinical research, biostatistical principles, and scientific literature evaluation techniques for evidence-based medicine. This accessible text provides comprehensive course content that meets and exceeds the curriculum standards set by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences with Patient Care Correlations provides a solid foundation in the areas of science that pharmacy students most need to understand to succeed in their education and career. Offering a comprehensive overview of the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, it is an ideal primary or secondary textbook for introductory courses.

Pharmacogenetics, Kinetics, and Dynamics for Personalized Medicine provides a valuable foundation illuminates how these principles and scientific advances can create optimal individual patient care, that is, “personalized medicine.” Through specific drug examples, this resource explores how the genetic constitution of an individual may lead to the need for an altered dose or in some cases alternative drug therapy.

Fundamental Skills for Patient Care in Pharmacy Practice enables students and new pharmacists to master the skills associated with clinical care in either the inpatient or outpatient setting. Tthis valuable resource provides the tools for gaining medication histories from patients and counseling them on the most effective and safe manner to take medications.

Would you like to learn more about our Pharmacy Resources? Please visit our website: www.jblearning.com.

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5-Star Review for Organizational Behavior in Health Care, Third Edition

Organizational Behavior in Health Care, Third EditionTerrific news to share– Organizational Behavior in Health Care, Third Edition by Nancy Borkowski, DBA, CPA, FACHE, FHFMA, recently earned 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody’s Review Service.

Cynthia Lee Cummings, RN, MSN, EdD, University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writes that it is,

“…an engaging and worthwhile read. I wish that all managers and administrators could read this book and understand the organizational concepts that apply to all systems.”

Organizational Behavior in Health Care, Third Edition is specifically written for health care managers who are on the front lines every day, motivating and leading others in a constantly changing, complex environment. Designed for graduate-level study, it introduces the reader to the behavioral science literature relevant to the study of individual and group behavior, specifically in healthcare organizational settings. Using an applied focus, it provides a clear and concise overview of the essential topics in organizational behavior from the healthcare manager’s perspective.

The Third Edition offers:

  • More application examples of the theories and concepts throughout all chapters
  • New and updated case studies
  • Diversity chapter updated for recent demographic changes affecting the industry
  • Contemporary leadership chapter broadened to include collaborative leadership characteristics and skill set
  • Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools

Would you like to learn more? Preview a sample chapter now or visit our website.

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Washington Post Makes Health Navigators Front Page News

reigelmanGuest blogger, author, and editor of the Essential Public Health Series, Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD, writes about the emerging career field known as “Health Navigator.”

On July 4, the Washington Post featured a front page article, “Navigators’ for cancer patients: A nice perk or something more?” Perhaps the Post recognized that health navigators can provide “independence day” for patients with serious disease. The article and the comments provided numerous testimonials recognizing the “godsend” that health navigators can be for cancer patients. They also indicated that health navigators are being shown to be cost-effective at least for poorer patients.

The Post article focused on patient navigators for cancer patients. It suggested that the jury is still out on the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of these health navigators. To understand the issues raised by the Post’s article, it is key to recognize that in the past most health navigators were trained on-the-job. This has been the case for community health workers, patient navigators, as well as health insurance navigators.

The Community Colleges and Public Health report produced by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and the League for Innovation in the Community Colleges recommended Health Navigator associate degree and academic certificate programs. These 30 semester credit hour programs are recommended to encourage the education of a new group of health professionals. It is expected that these health navigation professionals, when integrated into the health system, can improve health outcomes and reduce costs.

Health navigation education is designed not only to prepare cancer patient navigators but to prepare graduates for a range of roles in the health system including job titles such as community health worker, patient navigator, health insurance navigator plus as many as 30 other job titles being used across the country. Regardless of the job title, to be effective, health navigation education needs to prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively as part of the health team.

To accomplish this goal the Community Colleges and Public Health report recommended the following 30 semester credit curriculum for all health navigator associate degrees and academic certificate programs:

Public Health Foundations and Core

  • Public Health Overview
  • Health Communications
  • Personal Health with a Population Perspective

Health Navigation Required Courses

  • Prevention and Community Health
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Health Insurance
  • Accessing and Analyzing Health Information

Experiential Learning and Electives

The League for Innovation in the Community Colleges has distributed the Community Colleges and Public Health report to all 1100+ community colleges and has developed a “call for planning” encouraging community colleges to develop health navigator programs consistent with the report. For a copy of the full report and more information on health navigation education see www.league.org/ccph/.

Jones & Bartlett Learning has responded to the growth and importance of health navigation education by developing a new Health Navigation textbook series. This four-book series as well as other Jones & Bartlett Learning textbooks will provide the full range of texts needed to fulfill the health navigation recommendations of the Community Colleges and Public Health report. Principles of Health Navigation by Kay Perrin, the first book in the series, will be published in time for use in fall 2016 courses.

In addition, existing texts such as Public Health 101 and forthcoming texts on health communications and personal health with a population perspective will provide excellent texts for teaching the Public Health Foundations and Core courses in community colleges and career schools. A range of textbooks included in the Jones & Bartlett Learning Essential Public Health series can be used as part of public health & health navigation associate degrees and academic certificate programs. To learn more, visit www.essentialpublichealth.com.

The four-book The Jones & Bartlett Learning Health Navigation Series will include Navigating the U.S. Health System, Navigating Health Insurance, and Navigating Community and Consumer Health. More information will be available this fall.

About the author:

Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD is Professor of Epidemiology-Biostatistics, Medicine, and Health Policy, and Founding Dean of the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services in Washington, DC. His education includes an M.D. from the University of Wisconsin plus a M.P.H. and Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Riegelman practiced primary care internal medicine for over 20 years.

Dr. Riegelman has over 70 publications including 6 books for students and practitioners of medicine and public health. He is currently editor of the Jones & Bartlett Learning book series Essential Public Health. The series provides books and ancillary materials for the full spectrum of curricula for undergraduate public health as well as the core and cross-cutting competencies covered by the Certification in Public Health examination of the National Board of Public Health Examiners. He has taken a lead role in developing the Educated Citizen and Public Health initiative which has brought together arts and sciences and public health education associations to implement the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies recommendation that “…all undergraduates should have access to education in public health.” Dr. Riegelman also led the development of George Washington’s undergraduate major and minor and currently teaches “Public Health 101” and “Epidemiology 101” to undergraduates.

Would you like to learn more about the Health Navigator field? Read Understanding the Health Navigator and Health Navigators: Characteristics Through Internships from guest blogger, Kay Perrin, PhD, MPH.

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King v. Burwell: A Policy Expert’s View, Part 2: The Verdict

This is the second installment of a 2-part commentary by Jones & Bartlett Learning author and health policy expert, Joel Teitelbaum, on the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) before the U.S. Supreme Court.

On June 26th, 2015, the United States Supreme Court released its opinion in the case of King v. Burwell – the Court’s third pronouncement concerning the legality, meaning, and/or operation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since 2012 – which concerned “whether the Internal Revenue Service [IRS] may permissibly promulgate regulations to extend tax-credit subsidies to coverage purchased through exchanges established by the federal government under Section 1321” of the ACA. (See my blog on the background of the case here.) While on its face this issue appears dry and technical, it in fact lies at the heart of the operation of the ACA and holds the key to affordable health insurance coverage for millions of low- and moderate-income Americans. In a straightforward but monumentally important 6-3 ruling authored by Chief Justice Roberts, the King Court upheld the ACA’s statutory and regulatory scheme, permitting federal subsidies to flow through both state-run and federally-facilitated insurance exchanges.

In short, the set-up of the case is as follows.  The ACA directs states to create an insurance exchange, which amounts to an online marketplace where individuals can compare and shop for health insurance policies. In the 34 states that thus far have elected not to create a state-run exchange, the federal government has filled the void, also per the ACA, by creating a “federally facilitated marketplace” in those states. Furthermore, the ACA offers federal tax credits (i.e., a subsidy) to individuals who need financial assistance in order to purchase products through an exchange. In establishing the formula used to determine the awarding of the tax credits, Congress wrote in the ACA that the credits apply to insurance purchased through an exchange “established by the State.”  Put another way, the ACA’s language about the flow of tax credits to those who purchase insurance through an exchange does not specifically mention marketplaces that were established by the federal government. After the ACA was passed and federal agencies began the task of passing thousands of rules implementing the law, the IRS issued a regulation indicating that tax credits were available for purchases under both state-formed and federally-facilitated exchanges.

The plaintiffs who initiated King v. Burwell contended that the IRS regulation was unlawful. They argued that the statutory language “established by the State” literally means that ACA tax credits are allowed only in the event that the purchase of insurance occurred through an exchange established by a state. In contrast, the Obama Administration contended that when read as a whole, the ACA makes it clear that both state- and federally-run exchanges are meant to be subject to the law’s subsidy language.

The Supreme Court majority sided with the Obama Administration, opting for a commonsensical, contextual reading of the ACA’s subsidy language, tying the subsidies to the overall purpose of the law. Doing otherwise, according to the Chief Justice, would bring about “the type of calamitous result [insurance market failure] that Congress plainly meant to avoid” in crafting the ACA to begin with.

In upholding the subsidy scheme, the Court majority relied on an approach that differed somewhat from lower courts that had also ruled that subsidies were available in all exchanges, and with important implications. In an approach that is typical in cases of statutory interpretation, some lower courts ruled that the subsidy language was, at best, ambiguous as to whether all exchanges could provide tax credits, and thus the courts deferred to the IRS (i.e., the federal agency charged with implementing the language) interpretation of the statute. In a critical move, the Supreme Court in contrast ruled that because the availability of tax credits was an issue with “deep economic and political significance” to the country, the meaning of the subsidy language should be interpreted by the Court itself, rather than left to agency discretion. This decision means that the only way the subsidy language can be altered now is through congressional action, rather than by a future president whose administration would re-interpret the language more narrowly. This makes it far more likely that the subsidies will remain available in all states going forward.

With that settled, the Court proceeded to interpret both the purpose of the ACA and the IRS regulation extending the insurance subsidies to all exchanges, noting that the Court’s duty is to construe statutes as a whole, not “isolated provisions.” Chief Justice Roberts wrote: “Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them. If at all possible, we must interpret the [ACA] in a way that is consistent with the former, and avoids the latter. [The IRS regulation] can fairly be read consistent with what we see as Congress’s plan, and that is the reading we adopt.”

In addition to saving insurance subsidies for millions of Americans, the decision in King v. Burwell could have other ramifications, as well. Taken in conjunction with NFIB v. Sebelius (the 2012 Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the ACA), lower courts may read King’s direction to interpret the ACA as a congressional effort to improve insurance markets as a signal to forestall future litigation against the law. Furthermore, in states that have had difficulty setting up or operating their own exchange, the decision may encourage them to rely on the federal exchange apparatus; since there is no longer the threat that insurance subsidies could easily be untethered from federally-facilitated exchanges, the use of such an exchange could become relatively more attractive.

TetelbaumJoel Teitelbaum, JD, LLM is an Associate Professor and the Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. He also serves as Managing Director of the School’s Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program. Along with co-author Sara Wilensky, Professor Teitelbaum is the author of Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Second Edition from Jones & Bartlett Learning. (Qualified instructors are invited to request review copies here.) Professors Teitelbaum and Wilensky are also the authors of an eChapter on Health Reform which may be bundled with any Jones & Bartlett Learning text at no additional cost.

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Maximize Your Recovery

Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC

This week, our special guest bloggers, Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC, authors of 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition & Exercise, offer expert tips on how to maximize recovery.

Every athlete wants to maximize his/her recovery and this is possible by consuming the proper post-workout snack. Thirty to sixty minutes after a workout, an athlete should consume a snack that is high in carbohydrate and moderate in protein. Fluids should also be consumed to ensure adequate rehydration. These strategies have proven to be very effective for those athletes exercising more than one time per day several days per week or after intense training sessions lasting 30 minutes or longer. Knowing more about the four R’s of recovery nutrition – replace, restore, repair, and rebuild – will allow athletes to select the most appropriate post-workout fuel and fluids.

  • Replace fluids and electrolytes lost through sweat
  • Restore carbohydrate (glycogen) utilized during exercise
  • Repair and rebuild muscle tissue broken down during exercise

Replacing fluids and electrolytes lost through sweat enhances rehydration and recovery. For most this can easily be accomplished by drinking water and consuming salt in foods and snacks throughout the day. Ideally, athletes should be consuming enough fluids during a workout to prevent dehydration. The best way to ensure that you are not losing too many fluids during exercise is to weigh yourself before and after a workout (nude or in dry clothing). The goal is for your weight to be stable. If it increases then you are consuming too many fluids and if it decreases then you need to consume more fluids during exercise. For every pound lost during exercise, you must consume 24oz of fluid. The extra 8oz of fluid will offset addition respiratory and urinary losses post-workout.

Restoring the carbohydrate (glycogen) utilized during exercise is imperative for recovery. The first 30 to 60 minutes post-workout is the optimal time for the athlete to begin restoring the muscle and liver glycogen lost during exercise and commencing the process of repairing and rebuilding the muscle tissue. Glycogen stores take approximately 20-22 hours to replenish fully as long as the athlete is consuming the recommended amount of carbohydrates and eating consistently throughout the remainder of the day.

Recovery plans do differ depending upon the length and duration of activity. Athletes exercising frequently and/or intensely should consume 1-1.2g/kg/h of carbohydrate for the first 4 hours post-glycogen depleting exercise. Then regular meal and snack consumption will help further restore the glycogen. Glucose and sucrose (found in starchy foods) are twice as effective fructose (juices) in restoring glycogen. Research shows that adding protein to a recovery snack does help rebuild and repair the muscle tissue, but consuming greater than 20 grams of protein at a given time does not further benefit the recovery process.

Excellent recovery snacks include PB & J sandwich, chocolate milk, Greek yogurt parfait, fruit and yogurt smoothie, cereal, milk and fruit, fruit with peanut butter, and nut and dried fruit trail mix.

Missing post-workout snacks may result in premature muscle fatigue and prolonged soreness caused by incomplete glycogen restoration. A proper recovery plan that includes refueling and rehydrating strategies will increase training adaptations and prevent muscle fatigue.

Case Study:

Sara is training for a long distance swimming event and is practicing 1 to 2 times per day 5 days per week. She is feeling tired, sore and fatigued at the end of the week. Her nutrition plan reveals that she is consuming enough fluid throughout the day and during her workout, but is not consistently consuming post-workout fuel. Weighing 125# (57kg) Sara needs 57-68g of carbohydrate and 15-20 grams of protein in her post-workout snack. Appropriate snacks would include PB & J sandwich and 8-16oz of skim or 1% milk or Greek yogurt, banana and a granola bar.

Thank you to our readers for submitting this question. We have had many wonderful questions/comments, which have resulted in several of the articles written thus far and questions that have been submitted in the last few months will be answered in the upcoming months.

http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9780763778866/More information can be found in 100 Questions and Answers About Sports Nutrition and Exercise by Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC.

Do you have a nutrition or exercise question? If so, submit them to adefronzo@jblearning.com . Questions will be answered on a monthly basis.

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Supreme Court upholds a key part of the Affordable Care Act

“Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote.

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court passed the controversial health care law that will allow millions of Americans who got covered in health insurance marketplaces to stay covered, no matter where they live. The Supreme Court ruled the federal government’s ability to subsidize eligible people on lower and middle incomes to buy health insurance on the federal marketplace.

Roughly 10.2 million Americans have signed up for Obamacare and paid their insurance premiums through the exchanges as of March, and 6.4 million were receiving subsidies to help afford coverage in the 34 states that had not established their own marketplace.

President Obama tweeted, “Today’s decision is a victory for every hardworking American. Access to quality, affordable health care is a right, not a privilege.”

To learn more about the Affordable Care Act ruling, visit, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/25/obamacare-supreme-court-decision_n_7346048.html

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Oregon passes pharmacist provider status law

After four years, Oregon State Governor, Kate Brown, passed HB 2028—permitting insurance carriers to add pharmacists to its network of providers and expand collaborative drug therapy management.

California and Washington State passed similar laws to recognize the value of pharmacists on the health care team, and efforts to pass federal legislation.

Patients will have access to the specialized care services pharmacists provide including medication management, disease prevention, wellness, and post-diagnostic disease management. Doctors and Pharmacists will now be able to collaborate to design agreement to increase access to pharmacists’ patient care services and improve patients’ health.

To learn more about HB 2028 please visit Pharmacy Today.

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Author Brian Coyne Elected CEPA President

Clinical Exercise ElectrocardiographyGreat news to share– Brian Coyne, author of Clinical Exercise Electrocardiography, has just been elected President of the Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA).

An affiliate association to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), CEPA is dedicated to:

  • Enhancing the communication between clinical exercise physiologists by fostering and promoting the interchange of ideas, offering mutual support and encouraging professional development
  • Improving clinical practice by promoting established standards for programs, personnel, and facilities
  • Promoting scientific inquiry and advancement of education for clinical exercise physiologists and for the public related to exercise and its application in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases and special medical conditions
  • Cooperating with other professional organizations, health care providers, insurers, legislators, scientists and educators with the same or related concerns.
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of quality care
  • Supporting the efforts of the ACSM

Please join us in congratulating Brian Coyne on this prestigious achievement!

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June is National Aphasia Awareness Month

June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. This national campaign is to educate the public about aphasia and to recognize those who are living or caring for people with aphasia. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association increasing aphasia awareness by sharing tips, effects, and assisting devices.

Aphasia is a language disorder that affects the ability to communicate. Aphasia affects the production of speech and the ability to read and write.  Strokes are the most common cause of aphasia, and the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S, but can also be can arise from head trauma, brain tumors, or infections. People with aphasia have difficulty communicating in daily activities, social situations, or at work.

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Want to learn more about aphasia? Check out Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders by Ilias Papathanasiou and Patrick Coppens.

Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders covers topic in aphasia, motor speech disorders, and dementia. This text provides a foundation for understanding the disorders and learning how to apply basic theory to clinical practice in the developments of rehabilitation objectives.

Features:

  • Comprehensive review chapters with case studies
  • Global perspectives with contributions from international leaders in the field
  • Features dedicated chapter on Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Integrates neuropsychological and functional/psychosocial issues
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To learn more about National Aphasia Awareness Month, visit www.strokeassociation.org, or more about Aphasia, visit our website.

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Identifying Overtraining Syndrome

Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC

This week, our special guest bloggers, Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC, authors of 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition & Exercise, offer expert tips on identifying overtraining syndrome.

The overtraining syndrome (OTS) is one of the most challenging diagnoses in the field of sports medicine, as there is no definitive test. Many of the symptoms of overtraining can mimic the signs of certain illnesses, so it is important that both athletes and coaches consult with qualified sports professionals, (physicians, sports dietitians, exercise physiologists, and athletic trainers,) to determine whether the athlete is potentially overtraining. Additionally, to complicate matters more, rarely do athletes experience identical symptoms. Some athletes may experience physical indicators only whilst others may experience a combination of both physical and psychological symptoms.

Athletes and coaches usually describe OTS as a condition that results in a steady decrease in physical and mental performance over time. Many athletes have described feelings of constant tiredness, persistent muscle and joint soreness, inability to focus, and/or a general sense of feeling burned out or staleness.

One of the chief causes of overtraining includes the lack of sufficient recovery (rest) between intense and/or frequent training sessions. It is generally accepted in the sports science community that endurance athletes are more susceptible to the condition than strength or power athletes. However, both types of training can result in the OTS if the athlete is not careful. Athletes who find themselves engaged in repetitive high intensity or long training sessions or who train daily or twice daily without adequate recovery are likely candidates for the OTS. High intensity training (a concept know as overreaching) is necessary for athletes to develop maximum strength, speed and power. After several days of overreaching, the athlete should follow up with a few days of reduced training intensity and volume (sets and reps) to allow the body to adapt and recover. Failure of an athlete to incorporate sufficient recovery between training days can result in maladaptation, resulting in burn out and possible injury. T o help avoid the OTS many coaches employ certified strength and conditioning specialists to assist athletes in the development of periodized training programs that incorporates regular fluctuations in training intensity and volume. Additionally, endurance and ultra-endurance athletes often utilize these programs and techniques to help them prepare and peak for major events throughout the season. Typical periodized training programs carefully manipulate the scientific principles of exercise to include intensity, frequency, duration and specificity and have been very effective in helping athletes avoid the OTS.

Once an athlete has been diagnosed with the OTS, very little can be done other than total rest to overcome the problem. There are anecdotal treatments such as supplement use, ice therapy, massage and dietary interventions that have been touted as remedies, but to-date none of these have proven to be effective in helping with the condition. Athletes and coaches should be educated on the potential signs and symptoms of overtraining and request professional intervention if they suspect that it is occurring. The sooner the athlete or coach seeks help the less chance the athlete will succumb to the overtraining condition.

Some of the more common signs and symptoms of overtraining include the following:

  1. A decrease in performance that lasts more than a week.
  2. A loss of appetite lasting more than a few days.
  3. Unintentional weight loss or inability to gain weight.
  4. Persistent muscle soreness or joint pain.
  5. Increased susceptibility to infection or illness.
  6. Poor mental focus or “drifting” during games or practice.
  7. Constant feelings of fatigue or tiredness.
  8. An inability to fall and stay asleep despite feeling exhausted.
  9. Increase in resting heart rate by more than 6 beats per minute over consecutive days.
  10. Feeling depressed, irritable or angry on a regular basis.
  11. Regular lack of motivation or desire to train and compete.
  12. A persistent decrease in strength, power or endurance.

A multitude of physical, psychological and physiological symptoms have been associated with the OTS. If an athlete experiences three or more symptoms for more than a week, he/she should seek professional medical help immediately to rule out possible medical conditions and, if necessary, begin the management of treating overtraining. If overtraining is suspected, a multidisciplinary approach utilizing medical experts, sports dietitians, exercise physiologists, athletic trainers, and coaches is the best solution to increase the potential for successful treatment.

http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9780763778866/More information can be found in 100 Questions and Answers About Sports Nutrition and Exercise by Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC.

Do you have a nutrition or exercise question? If so, submit them to adefronzo@jblearning.com . Questions will be answered on a monthly basis.

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