oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Women in sport: Post-pubertal participants: an overview
|Article Title||Women in sport: Post-pubertal participants: an overview|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Apr 2000|
|Pages||7 - 8|
|Keyword(s)||Amenorrhoea, Anti-prostaglandins, Athletic performance during menstruation, Bloatedness, Dysmenorrhoea, Hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis interplay, Intrauterine contraceptive device, Mefanamic acid, Physical differences, Premenstrual water retention, Ratio of muscle to bone, Scanty menses, Tension affects concentration and Wide female pelvis|
One can quote ad infinitum the achievements of women in sport over the past few decades. Public attention is being drawn to women athletes who have excelled in areas of specialisation. For every athlete who achieves national or international recognition, there are hundreds of women who are striving to work their way up the pyramid.
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