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The female athlete. Before and beyond puberty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12119865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
As the twentieth century progressed, the female athlete became an accepted participant of sports at all levels. This article reviews various aspects of female sports participation. After an historical perspective, selected comments are provided on psychologic and physiologic aspects. Concepts of adolescent gynecology are reviewed, including breast and menstrual problems and pregnancy. Other areas reviewed include iron deficiency anemia, stress urinary incontinence, and sports injuries in female athletes.
Donald E Greydanus; Dilip R Patel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric clinics of North America     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0031-3955     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-17     Completed Date:  2002-07-31     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401126     Medline TA:  Pediatr Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  553-80, vi     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Amenorrhea / complications
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency / physiopathology
Athletic Injuries / physiopathology
Breast / injuries
Child Development / physiology
Eating Disorders / complications
Exercise / physiology*
Menstrual Cycle / physiology
Osteoporosis / complications
Puberty / physiology*
Sex Characteristics
Sex Factors
Sports / physiology*
Urinary Incontinence, Stress / therapy

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