2008

The Active Female

Health Issues Throughout The Lifespan

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-730-3 (Print) 978-1-59745-534-3 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Focusing on Active Female’s Health Issues: Unique Gender-Related Psychological and Physiological Characteristics of Females

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Body Image Concerns Throughout the Lifespan

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      Pages 17-24

      Reproductive Changes in the Female Lifespan

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      Pages 25-54

      Considerations of Sex Differences in Musculoskeletal Anatomy

  3. Preoccupation with Body Image Issues and Disordered Eating Issues in the Active Female

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

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      Pages 57-79

      Body Image and Eating Disturbances in Children and Adolescents

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      Pages 81-92

      The Female Athlete Triad: Disordered Eating, Amenorrhea, and Osteoporosis

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      Pages 93-97

      Disordered Eating in Active Middle-Aged Women

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      Pages 99-107

      Eating Disorder and Menstrual Dysfunction Screening Tools for the Allied Health Professional

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      Pages 109-119

      Education and Intervention Programs for Disordered Eating in the Active Female

  4. Reproductive Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-129

      The Human Menstrual Cycle

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      Pages 131-136

      Abnormal Menstrual Cycles

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      Pages 137-140

      Psychological Stress and Functional Amenorrhea

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      Pages 141-151

      Effects of the Menstrual Cycle on the Acquisition of Peak Bone Mass

  5. Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Active Females

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Pages 155-168

      Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Preadolescent and Adolescent Female Athletes

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      Pages 169-182

      Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Adult Female Athlete

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      Pages 183-197

      Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries Incurred Through Exercise During Pregnancy

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      Pages 199-212

      Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Aging Female Athlete

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      Pages 213-224

      Osteoporosis and Current Therapeutic Management

  6. Safe Exercise Guidelines Throughout the Lifespan

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Pages 227-239

      Physical Activity Recommendations and Exercise Guidelines Established by Leading Health Organizations

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      Pages 241-245

      Exercise Guidelines for Children and Adolescence

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      Pages 247-252

      Exercise Precautions for the Female Athlete

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