Related Conditions and Treatments
Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual periods.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury
An ACL injury occurs when the anterior cruciate ligament tears, often as a result of cutting and pivoting during sports.
Female Athletes and Menstruation
Research shows that athletic performance stays about the same during menstruation.
Overuse injuries are sports-related microtraumas that result from repetitively using the same parts of the body.
Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)
Relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S) happens when athletes do not get enough fuel through food to support the energy demands of their daily lives and training.
Learn more about Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)
Sprains and Strains
Sprains are ligament injuries resulting from wrenching or twisting a joint. Strains are injuries to a muscle or tendon.
A stress fracture is a tiny crack that forms in the bone, usually as a result of overuse or repetitive, stress-bearing motions.
A torn meniscus can happen during any activity in which the knee is compressed or forcefully twisted or rotated.