Articles related to female athletes
London 'Olympics 2012 - Year of the Woman' Won't Lead to Lasting ...
For the first time in Olympic history, female athletes represented every country at the London 2012 Olympics. Does this signal a step forward for women's rights ...
ACL Tears Are More Common in Women and Girls - Orthopedics
Sep 11, 2014 ... ACL tears are much more common in women and girls compared to males. Learn about the risk of ACL tear in female athletes, and why it is so ...
ACL Knee Ligament Injury in Female Athletes - Sports Medicine
Jun 19, 2014 ... Female athletes are reported to have a higher risk of knee injury, particularly an ACL tear, than male athletes. There are several theories for this ...
What Causes Amenorrhea in Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Dec 16, 2014 ... Amenorrhea in athletes, sometimes called exercise-associated ... Female athletes with amenorrhea have an increased risk of osteoporosis.
The Q-Angle and Injuries In Women Athletes - Sports Medicine
Dec 4, 2014 ... The relationship between static posture and ACL injury in female athletes. Journal of Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy 1996. Fredericson M ...
Women in Sports: Female Athletes, Equality Issues - Women's History
Female athletes, the history of women's sports organizations, and the role of women in sports and athletics.
Sex Testing: Discrimination Against Hyperandrogenic Female Athletes
Sex/Gender Testing: Discrimination Against Hyperandrogenic Female Athletes: Is it fair to women athletes to be defined as women based only on the level of ...
ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Dec 15, 2014 ... Athletes can reduce their risk of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) ... each year are done on young athletes (under age 25) and female athletes.
The Female Athlete Triad - Sports Medicine - About.com
Sep 6, 2013 ... The Female Athlete Triad is a serious combination of three conditions in female athletes. Learn what it is and how it's treated.
Athletes and Iron Deficiency Anemia - Sports Medicine - About.com
Dec 16, 2014 ... Iron is essential for athletic performance. Studies have routinely found that athletes, especially female athletes, are often iron-deficient.