ERIC Number: EJ596264
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Understanding the Female Athlete Triad: Eating Disorders, Amenorrhea, and Osteoporosis.
Beals, Katherine A.; Brey, Rebecca A.; Gonyou, Julianna B.
Journal of School Health, v69 n8 p337-40 Oct 1999
Examines three disorders that can affect female athletes who focus on succeeding athletically and achieving a prescribed body weight: disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. The paper presents prevention and treatment suggestions for athletes with eating disorders, focusing on primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. Recommends that school health personnel possess a working knowledge of these three problems.(SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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