Women in Sports and Exercise: From Health to Sports Performance

Edited by
February 2022
161 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-3133-5 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-3132-8 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Women in Sports and Exercise: From Health to Sports Performance that was published in

Environmental & Earth Sciences
Medicine & Pharmacology
Public Health & Healthcare

The current book presents the articles included in the Special Issue “Women in Sports and Exercise: From Health to Sports Performance”. Readers will find in this book evidence about the relationships between physical qualities in sports and how women's performance can be optimized using dedicated training intervention. Moreover, information about the impact of the menstrual cycle on athletic performance will be revealed. Attention to physical activity patterns in women will be also disclosed.

  • Hardback
© 2022 by the authors; CC BY-NC-ND license
gender; training load; health surveys; sport participation; football; athletic performance; anaerobic; aerobic; sports training; female athletes; ovarian cycle; plyometric exercises; testing; velocity; sports nutrition; continuous glucose monitoring; carbohydrate; protein; hydration; trail running; Freestyle Libre; breast cancer; rowing; exercise; quality of life; perceived health; IPAQ-SF; SF-36; movement quality; physical performance; strength; power; flexibility; women; physical activity; racket sport; injury; elbow; electromyography; co-activation; football; athletic performance; training load; sports training; physical fitness; high-intensity interval training; high-intensity functional training; body composition; aerobic fitness; muscle performance; women; performance; unilateral; racket sport; women; football; final score; winning; match result; situational variables; menstruation disturbances; menstrual cycle; athletes; women’s health; exercise; woman; female; sports training; sports performance; creatine; circadian rhythms; sports performance