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Free webinar – Overtraining from a Functional Health Perspective

The second webinar of our four-part series with Ian Craig and The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) will be Overtraining from a Functional Health Perspective.

Date: Wednesday 8th March 2017
Time: 3 pm GMT

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This webinar will analyse Overtraining Syndrome (OTS) from an exercise physiology perspective. It will also look at the importance that training load, sleep quality and stress management has on an athlete’s performance and development.

Ian will provide analyses and discuss the influence of functional medicine and look at how the Adrenal Stress Index can influence an athlete’s performance. He also provides assessments of Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) and discusses mitochondrial assessments can have in testing for OTS.

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Learning outcomes

This webinar enables attendees to:

  • Review OTS from an exercise physiology perspective.
  • Explore the endocrine and nervous system imbalances of adrenal fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome.
  • Understand how mitochondria disruption can lead to a state of chronic fatigue.
  • Have a working list of restorative lifestyle practices for the recovery from OTS.
  • Understand some nutritional and nutraceutical practices for the recovery from OTS.

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More Webinars

Overtraining from a Functional Health Perspective is the 2nd webinar in a series by Ian Craig for Human Kinetics, you can find out more and register for the other presentations below.

All four of Ian’s webinars will be made available for playback on our within 48 hours of the live presentation.

About the Presenter

Ian Craig resize.jpgIan Craig is an exercise physiologist, nutritional therapist, NLP practitioner and an endurance coach.

Ian gained his BSc in Exercise Physiology from Glasgow University in his native Scotland, and his MSc in Exercise Physiology from the University of North Carolina in the United States. He later extended his interests in exercise and health into a BSc in Nutritional Therapy at Middlesex University in London.

He was a competitive middle-distance runner for 20 years and is now a more leisurely runner and cyclist. Ian specialises in functional sports nutrition, a fast-evolving discipline that considers both health and performance of an athlete from an integrative health perspective. Additionally, Ian runs a private nutritional therapy practice in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Hi, I'm Ryan, the Marketing Manager and chief blogger here at Human Kinetics Europe Ltd. As somewhat of a washed-up athlete I've always had a passion for health, fitness and sport science. I now find myself working at the world’s biggest independent publisher of sport, health, dance and fitness resources. This means I get unrestricted access to all the best, most interesting, scientifically-proven writing on sports science. Of course I'm going to share this with you!

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