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London 'Olympics 2012 - Year of the Woman' Won't Lead to Lasting ...
The three nations that had never been represented by female athletes -- Brunei, Qatar, and longtime holdout Saudi Arabia -- each have women competing for ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/internationalwomensrights/a/Olympic-First-Female-Athletes-Represent-Every-Country-At-London-2012-Olympics.htm
ACL Tears Are More Common in Women and Girls
Female athletes are known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. The chance of ACL ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/women.htm
ACL Knee Ligament Injury in Female Athletes - Sports Medicine
Jun 19, 2014 ... Female athletes appear to have more risk of incurring a knee injury, particularly an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear, than male athletes.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/qt/Acl-Injury-And-Female-Athletes.htm
The Female Athlete Triad - Sports Medicine - About.com
Sep 6, 2013 ... The "female athlete triad" is a syndrome of three related conditions generally seen in teen or adult female athletes who aren't meeting their ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/a/The-Female-Athlete-Triad.htm
The Q-Angle and Injuries In Women Athletes - Sports Medicine
May 11, 2013 ... While there may be other factors that lead to increase risk of injury in women athletes (strength, skill, hormones, etc..), an increased Q-angle ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/a/Q_angle.htm
Women Athletes and Sports Medicine - About.com
Information for female athletes interested in sports medicine, nutrition, injuries, nutrition and training.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/
What Causes Amenorrhea in Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... Amenorrhea in athletes, sometimes called exercise-associated amenorrhea, occurs when a woman doesn't have a regular period either ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/a/Amenorrhea.htm
ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
May 20, 2014 ... Athletes can reduce their risk of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) ... each year are done on young athletes (under age 25) and female athletes.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/injuryprevention/a/ACL_prevention.htm
Risks of Eating Disorders in Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Some athletes are at high risk for developing an eating disorder. ... Women athletes with eating disorders often fit into a condition called the female athlete triad, ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/eatingdisorders1/a/aa110600a.htm
Female Athletes in Finance - Women Athletes in Finance
Female athletes can use their experience to break into traditionally male- dominated financial careers. Women athletes can have advantages over other women ...
http://financecareers.about.com/od/athletes/a/Female-Athletes-In-Finance.htm
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