Early identification and interventions for female athlete triad.

  title={Early identification and interventions for female athlete triad.},
  author={Julee B. Waldrop},
  journal={Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners},
  volume={19 4},
  • Julee B. Waldrop
  • Published 2005 in
    Journal of pediatric health care : official…
The diagnosis of female athlete triad is based on three criteria: (a) disordered eating, (b) amenorrhea, and (c) osteopenia. Prevention involves increasing awareness of this problem in athletes, parents, and coaches. Routine and opportunistic screening for risk factors by health care providers will increase early detection in athletes. Appropriate evaluation and treatment will decrease the consequences of this disorder. Consequences include stress fractures, development of eating disorders, and… CONTINUE READING


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