Female Athlete Issues for the Team Physician: A Consensus Statement—2017 Update

Female athletes experience musculoskeletal injuries and medical problems, resulting from and/or impacting athletic activity. Team physicians must understand the gender-specific implications of the following issues:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries
  • Patellofemoral pain
  • Shoulder injury
  • Bone stress injuries
  • Concussion
  • Low bone mass and Osteoporosis
  • Energy availability (EA) and disordered eating/eating disorders (DE/ED)
  • Menstrual dysfunction
  • Female Athlete Triad
  • Pregnancy and contraception

Autor / Fonte:Current Sports Medicine Reports: May 2018 - Volume 17 - Issue 5 - p 163–171 doi: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000482
Link: https://journals.lww.com/acsm-csmr/Fulltext/2018/05000/Female_Athlete_Issues_for_the_Team_Physician___A.8.aspx