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.
Bursitis happens when one or more bursae become irritated and swollen, usually through overuse or injury.
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.
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.