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contraceptive pill or pharmaceutical agents for treating low bone density in female athletes. Rather, increasing energy availability and weight gain are more effective strategies, with bone strength improvements reported over one to six years. There is scant evidence on the long-term bone health in female

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Holly Thorpe, Julie Brice and Anna Rolleston

Zealand) throughout and do not italicize Māori words. 2. RED-S is a condition that can occur in athletic women resulting in symptoms such as bone density loss, amenorrhea (chronic loss of menstruation), cardiovascular health problems, and a host of other issues as a result of low energy availability

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Alan L. Smith, Karl Erickson and Leapetswe Malete

adulthood ( Pfeiffer & Wierenga, 2019 ). These are considered desirable outcomes in light of the connection of physical activity to obesity, bone density, self-esteem, and other markers of physical and mental health ( Stensel, Gorely, & Biddle, 2008 ). Yet, research on these issues requires much more

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Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones

sport will affect a child’s statural growth. However, regular activity or training are important for the regulation of body mass—increasing muscle size and bone density and reducing fat accrual. Diet, nutrition, and socioeconomic resources are considered the prime environmental influences on growth