n International SportMed Journal - Medical aspects of the female athlete at puberty : review article

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1528-3356



Selected comments are provided on the medical aspects of the female adolescent athlete. After considering basic physiologic issues, the review turns to iron deficiency anemia, stress urinary incontinence and injury patterns in the female adolescent athlete. Breast problems, menstrual dilemmas, the Female Athletic Triad, and the issue of exercise during pregnancy are also considered. There is much that the clinician can do to enhance the benefits of sports play for this unique athlete.

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