1. News & Issues

Articles related to women 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 ...
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
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 high.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/f/women.htm
Women Athletes and Sports Medicine
Information for female athletes interested in sports medicine, nutrition, injuries, nutrition and training.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/
ACL Knee Ligament Injury in Female Athletes - Sports Medicine
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 higher risk as ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/qt/Acl-Injury-And-Female-Athletes.htm
ACL Injury Prevention Tips for Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Athletes can reduce their risk of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries by adding ... each year are done on young athletes (under age 25) and female athletes.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/injuryprevention/a/ACL_prevention.htm
The Q-Angle and Injuries In Women Athletes - Sports Medicine
Sep 22, 2006 ... A wider pelvis and increased Q-angle has been linked to increased knee pain, ACL injuries and patellofemoral pain syndrome in women ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/a/Q_angle.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
The Female Athlete Triad - Sports Medicine - About.com
The Female Athlete Triad is a serious combination of three conditions in female athletes. Learn what it is and how it's treated.
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/a/The-Female-Athlete-Triad.htm
What Causes Amenorrhea in Athletes - Sports Medicine - About.com
Amenorrhea in athletes, sometimes called exercise-associated amenorrhea, occurs when a woman doesn't have a regular period either because she exercises ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/women/a/Amenorrhea.htm
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.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/womeninsports/
1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10      Next

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.