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Unique Considerations of the Female Athlete / Edition 1

Unique Considerations of the Female Athlete / Edition 1

by Michael Brunet


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Research shows that women athletes perform better when their unique considerations and differences are addressed in training and rehabilitation. Unique Considerations of the Female Athlete is written to help improve performance in women athletes and improve the safety and well-being of women participating in sporting events. Specifically, this book presents the strategies for identifying risk factors, preventing injury, and rehabilitating problems or injuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401897819
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/05/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction to the Female Athlete; Chapter 1 Women and Sport Participation; Chapter 2 Gender Differences in Anatomy; Chapter 3 Performance Eating for the Female Athlete; Section 2 Understanding the Female Athlete Triad; Chapter 4 The Female Athlete Triad; Chapter 5 Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating; Chapter 6 Amenorrhea and the Physiology of the Menstrual Cycle; Chapter 7 Osteoporosis in the Female Athlete; Section 3 Managing the Athlete with an Eating Disorder; Chapter 8 Components of an Eating Disorder Program; Chapter 9 Development of the Eating Disorder Policy Chapter 10 Development of the Eating Disorder Referral Program; Chapter 11 Screening Tools for Eating Disorders; Chapter 12 The Role of the Certified Athletic Trainer in Managing Athletes with Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders; Section 4 Anatomical and Physiological Characteristics Unique to the Female Athlete; Chapter 13 Cardiac Complications Related to Eating Disorders; Chapter 14 Exercise and Fertility in the Female Athlete; Chapter 15 Core Stabilization for the Female Athlete; Chapter 16 Anemia and the Female Athlete; Chapter 17 Anterior Cruciate Ligamentous Issues

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