Articles related to female athletes
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Women Athletes and Sports Medicine - About.com
Information for female athletes interested in sports medicine, nutrition, injuries, nutrition and training.
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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 ...