Amenorrhea in Athletes

  • M. M. Shangold
Conference paper


More women exercise on a regular basis, and many new questions have arisen about the effects of such exercise on menstrual function. One of the most publicized issues is that of menstrual irregularity and amenorrhea, which are more common among athletes than among the general population (see capter 4: Wurster et al. table 1).


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