Supervisor: GŐCZE, Katalin
Co-supervisor: KISS, Gabriella
Equal rights movements affected sport participation and the number of female athletes has dramatically increased over the past few decades. Differences in adaptation and health needs of the female athlete have already been partially addressed but there are still dimensions that need to be explored and addressed. One of the health issues affecting female athletes is the female athlete triad associated with low energy availability as a key etiological factor. Youth athletes are at greater risk due to possible serious long term negative health effects if the condition is not correctly identified and managed, making primary prevention, screening and early diagnosis essential.