Search Results

You are looking at 1 - 10 of 21 items for :

  • "amenorrhea" x
  • Refine by Access: Content accessible to me x
Clear All
Full access

Susan Carter

Center in Colorado Springs in 1982 at a meeting of the Athletic Amenorrhea Bulletin , when the singer Karen Carpenter was suffering from anorexia. Her situation brought heightened public awareness of the condition. As anorexia was one of the original concerns of the Triad, along with osteoporosis and

Full access

Margo Mountjoy, Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen, Louise Burke, Kathryn E. Ackerman, Cheri Blauwet, Naama Constantini, Constance Lebrun, Bronwen Lundy, Anna Melin, Nanna Meyer, Roberta Sherman, Adam S. Tenforde, Monica Klungland Torstveit, and Richard Budgett

differential responses of various body systems ( Burke & Deakin, 2015 ), many of these systems are substantially perturbed at an EA < 30 kcal/kg FFM/day (125 kJ/kg FFM/day), making it historically a targeted threshold for LEA. However, recent evidence suggests that this cutoff does not predict amenorrhea in

Open access

Anna K. Melin, Ida A. Heikura, Adam Tenforde, and Margo Mountjoy

athletes with functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (FHA) spent more time in a catabolic state compared with eumenorrheic athletes ( Fahrenholtz et al., 2018 ) and demonstrate increased catabolic markers in male endurance athletes ( Torstveit et al., 2018 ). Prevalence of LEA, DE, and EDs in Athletics

Open access

-sport cohort. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 31 (5), 427–437, , there were two errors introduced in the tables during production. In Tables 2 and 3, “absence of amenorrhea” should be “absence of eumenorrhea.” The online version of

Open access

Nicole C.A. Strock, Kristen J. Koltun, Emily A. Southmayd, Nancy I. Williams, and Mary Jane De Souza

severity from luteal phase defects to amenorrhea consistent with the magnitude of energy deficiency, such that those with the most severe menstrual disturbances are also the most energy deficient ( De Souza et al., 2007b ). Owing to the long-term health outcomes associated with energy deficiency ( De Souza

Full access

Sarah Staal, Anders Sjödin, Ida Fahrenholtz, Karen Bonnesen, and Anna Katarina Melin

Females Questionnaire (LEAF-Q; Melin et al., 2014 ), validated for detecting female athletes at risk for energy deficiency by assessing injury history, gastrointestinal, and menstrual function, was used. MD was defined as oligomenorrhea (<9 menstrual cycles the past year) or amenorrhea (an absence of

Full access

Kirsty J. Elliott-Sale, Adam S. Tenforde, Allyson L. Parziale, Bryan Holtzman, and Kathryn E. Ackerman

performance. Such reproductive suppression in times of low EA is a form of functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (FHA), which manifests as persistent anovulation with no identifiable organic cause ( Gordon et al., 2017 ). Aberrant gonadotropic releasing hormone (GnRH) pulsatility at the hypothalamus leads to

Full access

Ida A. Heikura, Arja L.T. Uusitalo, Trent Stellingwerff, Dan Bergland, Antti A. Mero, and Louise M. Burke

; METs = metabolic equivalents; tEEE = total EEE. Questionnaires Female participants completed the Low Energy Availability in Females Questionnaire (LEAF-Q; Melin et al., 2014 ), which was also used to assess self-reported amenorrhea. To examine the differences between subgroups, cumulative risk scores

Open access

Nicole C.A. Strock, Kristen J. Koltun, and Emily A. Ricker

-2014-093958 Dueck , C.A. , Matt , K.S. , Manore , M.M. , & Skinner , J.S. ( 1996 ). Treatment of athletic amenorrhea with a diet and training intervention program . International Journal of Sport Nutrition, 6 ( 1 ), 24 – 40 . PubMed ID: 8653102 doi:10.1123/ijsn.6.1.24 10.1123/ijsn.6

Full access

Sherry Robertson and Margo Mountjoy

, pp. 491–497. Copyright 2014 by BMJ Publishing Group ltd. Prevalence studies estimate up to 50% of exercising women have subtle menstrual abnormalities and 33% suffer from amenorrhea ( De Souza et al., 2010 ). The MD most commonly associated with RED-S is functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (FHA