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Justen Hamilton

, these challenges come at a cost. For these women, their participation in combat sports leads to feelings of feminine insecurity due to their increased muscle size, strength, and fighting ability. One strategy for dealing with this is to find intimate partners whom they consider more masculine than them

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Sandra J. Shultz and Randy J. Schmitz

 al., 2016 ; Waugh, Blazevich, Fath, & Korff, 2012 ). If the ACL is most strongly associated with muscle size in maturing females, can we “train the ACL” to better withstand external loads through progressive resistance training? Resistance exercises used in current ACL-injury-prevention programs are

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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