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You may have iron in your soul, but have you enough in your body?
Bone mass, menstrual function and calcium.
Calcium intake in the diet cannot make up for a lack of oestrogen due to menstrual irregularities, but it can be optimised before, during or after the onset of menstrual irregularities.
PMT and performance
To keep your fat furnace working, concentrate on building muscle mass.
How to iron out the problems of anaemia
How sport improves the body image of adolescent girls.
Eating Disorder Athletes: Female athletes who are obsessed by food and body weight can develop anorexia athletica.
Female training: The "rap sheet" on female athletes says that they don't recover from hard training as well as males do.
Girls and women are much more at risk of serious knee injuries than their male counterparts
Ironman triathlon: ironman triathlon gender differences
Female athlete triad: The hidden risk for female athletes