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The Female Athlete Triad (FAT) is characterized by three individualized disorders that are present at the same time. Low energy availability with or without disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis are the three components that make up the Female Athlete Triad. Due to the competitive nature and extreme exercise expenditure of female athletes at the Division 1 level, it is likely that these females are at a higher risk of experiencing the components of the Female Athlete Triad.
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Female Athlete Triad, NCAA Division 1, low energy, disordered eating, amenorrhea, low bone density
Medicine and Health Sciences | Movement and Mind-Body Therapies | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Sports Sciences
Ameres, Kylie E., "The Prevalence of the Female Athlete Triad in Division 1 Athletes" (2019). EXSI 432: Research Methods in Exercise Science: Research Proposal Posters. 46.