oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Women in sport: Physical and physiological aspects exclusive to women in sport

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-5163
  • E-ISSN: 2078-516X



In the past, female participation in sport and physical recreation was discouraged, mainly for aesthetic and cultural reasons. The 20th century has seen a steady increase in women's participation in sport and thus an increased interest in problems unique to sportswomen.

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