Middle Distance coaches must determine the type of muscle fibers their athletes specialize in before they determine which specific training plan will work best for them. Incorrect training can and will lead to injury among athletes. It’s given that under the wrong training you will see the wrong results, and that goes for anything. When it comes to track and field though, keeping the risk of injury low is crucial because of how long athletes have to sit out during recovery.
Athletes have to be cautious about the fine line of doing extra training and overtraining. One can benefit them and one will injure them physically and mentally. Do determine where this line if the athletes training plan must be based on which muscle fibers the athlete specializes in. This will determine whether the athlete can handle the amount of training considered extra, and ensures they wont cross the line to make it overtraining.