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4/07/2016
QSS In Focus Newsletter - July 2016
 
For our elite students involvement in more than one sporting discipline or participating in multiple representative teams can contribute to a heavy specialized training workload. In young athletes this workload may affect their performance level and their life-long enjoyment of participation due to overtraining. The article below highlights the syndrome of overtraining discussing the effects of early specialisation and overtraining along with tips on reducing the associated risks to young athletes.
 

https://thecpsu.org.uk/download/media/2577/helping-to-reduce-the-risk-of-overtraining-in-youth-sport-lloyd-and-read-2016-.pdf

 
 

 TEAMS TRAVELLING TO SCHOOL SPORT AUSTRALIA CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS MONTH

 
AFL (All ages) – Maroochydore QLD – 23/7 to 30/7
 
13 - 15yrs Netball – Adelaide SA – 30/7 to 5/8
 
10 - 12yrs Rugby League – Canberra ACT – 30/7 to 6/8
 
10 - 12yrs Hockey – Cairns QLD – 31/7 to 5/8
 
 
 
STATE TEAM RESULTS THIS MONTH
 
 
SSA 15 years Rugby League Results
 
15 years Maroon Team – Qld ranked 1st
 
15 years White Team – Qld ranked 4th