Women in Sport

Women in Sport

Editor(s): Barbara L. Drinkwater

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780632050840

Online ISBN: 9780470757093

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757093

About this Book

The participation of women in sports, whether it be professional or amateur, has increased dramatically over the past 20 years. The anatomy and physiology of the female athlete is unique and it is these aspects which are covered in this new volume in the Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine.
Women in Sport provides and invaluable reference for those who deal with sportswomen of all abilities, both on a clinical and research level.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: History

  2. Part 2: Physiology of the Female Athlete

  3. Part 3: Training the Female Athlete

    1. Chapter 8

      Nutrition (pages 120–131)

      Ann C. Grandjean, Jaime S. Ruud and Kristin J. Reimers

  4. Part 4: The Masters Athlete

  5. Part 5: Medical Issues

  6. Part 6: The Female Athlete Triad

  7. Part 7: Psychosocial Issues

  8. Part 8: Sport-specific Injuries: Prevention and Treatment

    1. Chapter 31

      Swimming (pages 453–469)

      Naama Constantini and Maya Calé-Benzoor

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