The Active female: Health issues throughout the lifespan

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Abstract

The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan investigates the growing and ever-changing health issues for girls and women who lead an active lifestyle and participate in sports and exercise. Easy to read, the volume provides an educational foundation for understanding how disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis can be interrelated while also looking at image disorders and reproductive health. Written by world leaders in the field, chapters detail effective nutrition and safe exercise techniques while also discussing female psychological and physiological characteristics. Informative and comprehensive, The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan is an essential, practical reference for the educated professional who seeks a basic understanding of some of the more common issues active females confront.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherHumana Press
Number of pages457
ISBN (Print)9781588297303
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

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