The female athlete triad involves three interrelated factors: energy availability, menstrual function, and bone mineral density (BMD). We explore each factor in this extract from Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Nutrition.
Many women fear midlife weight gain and see gaining weight to be inevitable during menopause. But can midlife weight gain be avoided? In this extract from Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook we explore the potential causes of weight gain within menopausal women and how to potentially avoid it.
Women of colour have faced, and continue to face, numerous barriers when it comes to participating in sport. Acknowledging these barriers and seeking ways to overcome these is important to achieve equality in sport, regardless of gender or race. This post is excerpted from Women and Sport.