Chapter 8. Endocrinology

  1. Professor Martin P. Schwellnus MBBCh, MSc, MD
  1. Jeffrey M. Anderson MD1,
  2. Thomas H. Trojian MD1 and
  3. William J. Kraemer PhD2

Published Online: 29 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch8

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport

How to Cite

Anderson, J. M., Trojian, T. H. and Kraemer, W. J. (2008) Endocrinology, in Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (ed M. P. Schwellnus), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300635.ch8

Editor Information

  1. UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Athletics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

  2. 2

    Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156370

Online ISBN: 9781444300635

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Keywords:

  • diabetes mellitus (DM);
  • thyroid disease — hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism;
  • radioactive iodine uptake (RAIU);
  • amenorrhea in female athletes — eating disorder and loss of bone mineral density;
  • polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Thyroid disease

  • The female athlete

  • Conclusions

  • References