Energy Deficit and Oligo/Amenorrhea: Implications of the Female Athletic Triad
- Assessment and Evaluation of Predisposing Factors to Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury. Bonci, Christine M. // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Apr-Jun99, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p155
Features a study which presented a screening methodology that are measurable and obtainable to the clinicians for the evaluation of female athletes. Details on the need for a standard protocol; Information on the selection of variables; Limitations of a multi-institution approach.
- Time to get over it. Schlosberg, Suzanne // Women's Sports & Fitness;May/Jun96, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p27
No abstract available.
- The mommy track. Foley, Nancy // Women's Sports & Fitness;Apr98, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p48
Examines the effect of pregnancy and childbirth on the performance of a woman athlete. Importance of cross-training during pregnancy; Effect of pregnancy on aerobic fitness; Effect of pregnancy on an athlete's mental toughness.
- Running on empty. Rapaport, Jennifer // Women's Sports & Fitness;May/Jun95, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p93
Looks at the danger of a negative energy state to female athletes. Causes of a negative energy state; Signs of energy imbalance; Female-athlete triad; Response of the body on energy imbalances; Importance of a balanced diet. INSET: Hunger strike, by J.R..
- Starved to perfection. Grace, Kevin Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;05/12/97, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p21
Discusses the physical immaturity of female athletes. Idea of Will Self in the May/June 1997 issue of `Spy' magazine that athletes are killing themselves for our amusement; Number of female college athletes in the United States that suffer from amenorrhea.
- Loss of menstrual cycle may cause osteoporosis. // Total Health;Oct94, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p28
Reports that female athletes who experience amenorrhea are at risk for bone fractures and osteoporosis because of bone density loss. Preventive measure.
- Ultra slim & fast. // Psychology Today;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on health and body image myths in women athletes. Eating disorders; Comparison with ordinary women; Muscle content.
- Lipid Status in Female Athletes With Low Estrogen: Applications to Cardiovascular Risk. Baer, Janine T. // American Journal of Health Studies;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p29
Presents information on a study which observes if female athletes with low levels of estradiol experience an increase in free radical production associated with oxidative stress. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study; Conclusions.
- The female athlete triad. Smith, Angela D. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jul96, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p67
Reports on the prevalence of the female athlete triad, a condition that affects women athletes characterized by disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis. Conflict on the thinness for appearance and optimal weight; Effects of disordered eating; Diagnosis of the female athlete triad;...