Definition


What is female athlete triad?



Female Athlete Triad is a syndrome of three interrelated conditions that exist on a continuum of severity, including:
  • Energy Deficit/Disordered Eating
  • Menstrual Disturbances/Amenorrhea¬†
  • Bone Loss/Osteoporosis
What does sports has to do with female athlete triad ?


Sports and exercise are healthy activities for women of all ages. Occasionally, a female athlete who focuses on being thin or lightweight may eat too little or exercise too much. Doing this can cause long-term damage to health, or even death. It can also hurt athletic performance or make it necessary to limit or stop exercise.
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