Leptin: A Link Between Energy Imbalance and Exercise-Induced Amenorrhea in Female Athletes

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Miles, Marie;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Sports | Exercise | Amenorrhea | Leptin
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Up to a quarter of female athletes may experience exercise-induced amenorrhea, depending on the type of sport and the level of competition. This amenorrhea is a component of the Female Athlete Triad, a term used to describe three interrelated conditions commonly seen to... View more
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