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 ...
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.
The Q-Angle and Injuries In Women Athletes - Sports Medicine
May 11, 2013 ... A wider pelvis and increased Q-angle has been linked to increased knee pain, ACL injuries and patellofemoral pain syndrome in women ...
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 ...
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, ...
Athletes and Iron Deficiency Anemia - Sports Medicine - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... Iron deficiency is a common problem for women athletes. Studies have routinely found that athletes, especially female athletes, are often ...
Bulimia and Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Sep 4, 2013 ... Some athletes under pressure to maintain a certain body weight may ... Women athletes with eating disorders often fit into a condition called the ...