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Title Women in sport / edited by Barbara L. Drinkwater ; in collaboration with the International Federation of Sports Medicine.
Imprint Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Science, 2000.

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Series The encyclopaedia of sports medicine ; v. 8.
Encyclopaedia of sports medicine ; v. 8.
Subject Women athletes -- Health and hygiene.
Alt Name Drinkwater, Barbara L., 1926-
NetLibrary, Inc.
International Federation of Sports Medicine.
Description xii, 661 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2001. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0632061529 (electronic bk.) : $125.00
OCLC # 47011645
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99057719 (OCoLC)42849693.
Table of Contents
 List of Contributors 
Pt. 1History 
 1Women and the Olympic Games: 1900-97 / G. Pfister3
Pt. 2Physiology of the Female Athlete 
 2Factors Influencing Endurance Performance, Strength, Flexibility and Coordination / K. D. Mittleman, C. M. Zacher23
 3Effects of the Menstrual Cycle and Oral Contraceptives on Sports Performance / C. M. Lebrun37
 4Environmental Challenges / E. M. Haymes62
Pt. 3Training the Female Athlete 
 5Physiological Aspects of Training / M. L. O'Toole77
 6Biomechanics / J. A. Crussemeyer, J. S. Dufek93
 7Psychological Aspects of Training / J. L. Duda108
 8Nutrition / A. C. Grandjean, J. S. Ruud, K. J. Reimers120
Pt. 4The Masters Athlete 
 9Cardiorespiratory Function in Masters Athletes / C. L. Wells135
 10Muscle Function in Masters Athletes / M. E. Cress144
 11Hormone Replacement Therapy / W. M. Ey158
Pt. 5Medical Issues 
 12Preparticipation Examination / M. D. Johnson169
 13Gender Verification / A. Ljungqvist183
 14The Pregnant Athlete / M. F. Mottola, L. A. Wolfe194
 15Musculoskeletal Injuries / E. Arendt, L. Griffin208
 16Cardiovascular Issues / P. Sangenis241

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