Recent research in Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, assessed the female high school track athletes knowledge of menstrual health and bone loss.
The intense training programs found in elite youth athletics today prior to, and during puberty, may have a significant effect on the sexual maturation of female athletes.
Screening and diagnosis of the female athlete triad can be challenging for medical professionals, as all elements of the spectrum are not always apparent or fully developed.