Sport, exercise and the menstrual cycle: where is the research?

@article{Bruinvels2016SportEA,
  title={Sport, exercise and the menstrual cycle: where is the research?},
  author={Georgie Bruinvels and Richard J. Burden and Alex McGregor and Kathryn E. Ackerman and Michael Dooley and Toby Richards and Charles R. Pedlar},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={51},
  pages={487 - 488}
}
Despite a decreasing gender gap in exercise participation, there still remains a significant under-representation of women included in sport and exercise medicine research studies.1 A review of 1382 sport and exercise research studies involving over 6 million participants, from 2011 to 2013, found the representation of women to be 39%.1 The complexities of the menstrual cycle are considered major barriers to the inclusion of women in clinical trials. Historically, partially due to concerns of… Expand

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