The Active Female

The Active Female : Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan

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This book investigates the growing and ever-changing health issues for girls and women who lead an active lifestyle and participate in sports and exercise. Easy to read, the volume provides an educational foundation for understanding how disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis can be interrelated while also looking at image disorders and reproductive health. It contains thorough analysis of common prevention and management techniques, and provides useful links to resources on the internet for additional screening tools.show more

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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 180.34 x 254 x 33.02mm | 1,088.62g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 1588297306
  • 9781588297303

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The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan investigates the growing and ever-changing health issues for girls and women who lead an active lifestyle and participate in sports and exercise. Easy to read, the volume provides an educational foundation for understanding how disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis can be interrelated while also looking at image disorders and reproductive health. Written by world leaders in the field, chapters detail effective nutrition and safe exercise techniques while also discussing female psychological and physiological characteristics. Informative and comprehensive, The Active Female: Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan is an essential, practical reference for the educated professional who seeks a basic understanding of some of the more common issues active females confront.show more

Table of contents

Table of Contents Part I- Focusing on Active Female's Health Issues: Unique Gender Related Psychological and Physiological Characteristics of Females Chapter 1: Body Image Concerns Throughout the Lifespan Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM Chapter 2: Reproductive Changes in the Female Lifespan Reid Norman, PhD Chapter 3: Considerations of Sex Differences in Musculoskeletal Anatomy Phillip S. Sizer, PT, PhD and C. Roger James, PhD, FACSM Part II - Preoccupation with Body Image Issues and Disordered Eating Issues in the Active Female Chapter 4: Body Image and Eating Disturbances in Children and Adolescents Marilyn Massey-Stokes, EdD, CHES Chapter 5: The Female Athletic Triad: Disordered Eating, Amenorrhea, and Osteoporosis Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM Chapter 6: Disordered Eating in Active Middle Aged Women Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM Chapter 7: Eating Disorder and Menstrual Dysfunction Screening Tools for the Allied Health Professional Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM Chapter 8: Education and Intervention Programs for Disordered Eating in the Active Female Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM Part III- Reproductive Health Chapter 9: The Human Menstrual Cycle Reid Norman, PhD Chapter 10: Abnormal Menstrual Cycles Reid Norman, PhD Chapter 11: Psychological Stress and Functional Amenorrhea Reid Norman, PhD Chapter 12: Effects of the Menstrual Cycle on the Acquisition of Peak Bone Mass Mimi Zumwalt, MD Part IV -Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Active Females Chapter 13: Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Pre Adolescent and Adolescent Female Athletes Mimi Zumwalt, MD Chapter 14: Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Adult Female Athlete Mimi Zumwalt, MD Chapter 15: Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries incurred through Exercise during Pregnancy Mimi Zumwalt, MD Chapter 16: Prevention and Management of Common Musculoskeletal Injuries in Aging Female Athlete Mimi Zumwalt, MD Chapter 17: Osteoporosis and Current Therapeutic Management Kellie F. Flood-Shaffer, MD, FACOG Part V-Safe Exercise Guidelines Throughout the Lifespan Chapter 18: Physical Activity Recommendations and Exercise Guidelines Established by Leading Health Organizations Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM Chapter 19: Specific Exercise Guidelines and Recommendations for Children and Adolescence Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM and Chelsea Barker, MS, NASM-CPT Chapter 20: Exercise Precautions of the Female Athlete: Signs of Overtraining Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM and Abigail Schubert, BS, PT Graduate Student Chapter 21: Exercise Guidelines and Recommendations during Pregnancy Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM and Jessica Stovall, BS Chapter 22: Mindful Exercise, Quality of Life, and Cancer: A Mindfulness-Based Exercise Rehabilitation Program for Women with Breast Cancer Anna M. Tacon, PhD Chapter 23: Resistance Training Guidelines for the Postmenopausal Woman Shawn Anger MS, NSCA-CPT and Chelsea Barker MS, NASM-CPT Part VI- Nutrition, Energy Balance, and Weight Control Chapter 24: Estimating Energy Requirements Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM Chapter 25: Nutritional Guidelines and Energy Needs for Active Children Karen S. Meaney, EdD, Kelcie Kopf, MS and Megan Simons, BS Chapter 26: Nutritional Guidelines and Energy Needs for the Female Athlete- Determining Energy and Nutritional Needs to Ameliorate Functional Amenorrhea Caused by Energy Imbalance Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM Chapter 27: Ergogenic Aids and the Female Athlete Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, PhD, FACSM and Shannon L. Jordan, MS Chapter 28: Nutritional Guidelines and Energy Needs During Pregnancy and Lactation Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, Ph., FACSM Chapter 29: Nutritional Guidelines, Energy Balance, and Weight Control: Issues for the Mature Physically Active Woman Jacalyn J. Robert McComb, Ph., FACSMshow more