Summary of a literature review looking at studies that assessed the influence of the menstrual cycle phase on the acute and long-term performance in resistance training.
Summary of an article analyzing survey data from females lifting heavily during pregnancy.
Summary of an article comparing weightlifting-related injuries in the emergency departments in females and males.
Summary of an article investigating urinary incontinence (urine leakage due to the loss of bladder control) in female Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of an observational study looking at steroid hormones levels during competition in adolescent (girls and boys) Olympic weightlifters.
Contraceptives are a tricky topic. Not because it's a taboo topic (is it?), but because there is not much research around it. There is not much research around it because research in this area is very time consuming and expensive. This is…
You have just started Olympic weightlifting and you are so pumped. You have learned snatch and clean & jerk, maybe they are not perfect yet, but you are slaying it and having so much fun. You may start wondering: if I train for the next…
Summary of a study looking at represenation and results of athletes born in each month in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a systematic review of studies on the optimal protein intake in recreational and competitive female athletes.
Summary of an article on Olympic weightlifting gold medelists and characteristics of their snatches.
Summary of a study looking at 10 years of pefromance in female athletes competing in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of a study following physical performance changes in transwomen and transman from pre-transition to 2.5 years after.
Summary of a comparison of mental fatigue and exertion between Olympic-level closed skill atheletes (weightlifters, track & field athletes) and open skill athletes (basketball and volleyball players).
Summary of an article comparing jumps and pulls as tests of Olympic weightlifting performance.
Summary of a study looking at what changes after 6 weeks of performing either hang snatches or hang cleans in female collegiate athletes.
Summary of a study checking what happens with strength and strength endurance when a female athlete is rinsing their mouth with carbohydrate solution.
Summary of a study looking at the percentage of different types of muscle fibers in female and male elite Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of a review analysing how female ultra-endurance athletes differ from male ultra-endurance athletes and possibly why.
Summary of an artice comparing the age of getting first menstuation (menarche) and body composition, bone mineral density and physical activity later in life (midlife).
Summary of an article looking at snatch characteristics in women compiting in Olympic weightlifting.
Summary of an article on the changes in Olympic weightlifting performance with age in male and female Olympic weightlifters.
Summary of a study testing the effectiveness of two resitance training protocols on strength and body composition in healthy untrained older women.
Summary of a cluster RCT testing the effectiveness of an injury prevention warm up for young female soccer players.
Summary of an article reporting on comparing two warm up protocols on maximal performance of clean in female Olympic weightlifting athletes.
Summary of an article on external match load of one season in female collegiate lacrosse players.
Summary of an article comparing different pelvic floor exercises with Kegels in postpartum women.
Summary of a study on the effectiveness of high-intesity resistance training in postmenopausal women with low bone density (osteopenia or osteoporosis).
Summary of an article reporting on how pelvic ogran prolapse is related to lifting weights.
Summary of a systematic review with meta-analysis on variations in strength-related measures during menstrual cycle.
Summary of a survey study on breast protection used by female contact football players (AFL, rugby league, rugby union, rugby 7s) and their perception on the protection against contact breast injuries.
Summary of a systematic review and meta-analysis on the thermoregulation during exercising in heat in relation to menstrual cycle phases.
Summary of a review article on the influence of physical activity on pelvic floor health, this includes the effect of exercises on urinary and anal incontinence and labor.
Summary of an article analyzing whether the size of the breast affects how women participate in physical activity.
Summary of a systematic review article on injury prevention programmes in female soccer players.
Summary of an article on the effectiveness of a neuromuscular exercise program on reducing the number of injuries in young female ball players.
Summary of a meta-analysis article investigating how age influences the effectiveness of anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention programs in female athletes.
Summary of an article comparing pregnancy and postpartum outcomes of elite female athletes and active women.
Summary of an article looking at sleep patterns and basketball performance of elite female players.
Summary of a study looking at the effect of moderate testosterone increase on performance in active healthy women.