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Author Robert-McComb, Jacalyn J.

Title The active female : health issues throughout the lifespan / edited by Jacalyn J. Robert-McComb, Norman Reid, Mimi Zumwalt
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2008

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 457 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Matter; Body Image Concerns Throughout the Lifespan; Reproductive Changes in the Female Lifespan; Considerations of Sex Differences in Musculoskeletal Anatomy; Body Image and Eating Disturbances in Children and Adolescents; The Female Athlete Triad: Disordered Eating, Amenorrhea, and Osteoporosis; Disordered Eating in Active Middle-Aged Women; Eating Disorder and Menstrual Dysfunction Screening Tools for the Allied Health Professional; Education and Intervention Programs for Disordered Eating in the Active Female; The Human Menstrual Cycle; Abnormal Menstrual Cycles
Summary "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."--Ebook Library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
In Springer eBooks
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women -- Nutrition.
Physical fitness for women.
Health promotion.
Nutrition.
Physical fitness.
Women.
Women's Health
Health Promotion
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Physical Fitness
Women
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Healthy Living.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Holism.
Chimie.
Science des matériaux.
Physical fitness for women.
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women -- Nutrition.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Norman, Reid
Zumwalt, Mimi.
LC no. 2007928340
ISBN 9781597455343
1597455342
9781588297303
1588297306
128113693X
9781281136930