The LEAF questionnaire: a screening tool for the identification of female athletes at risk for the female athlete triad.

@article{Melin2014TheLQ,
  title={The LEAF questionnaire: a screening tool for the identification of female athletes at risk for the female athlete triad.},
  author={Anna Katarina Melin and Asa B Tornberg and Sven Oluf Skouby and Jens Oscar Faber and Christian Ritz and Anders Sj{\"o}din and Jorunn Kaiander Sundgot-Borgen},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={48 7},
  pages={
          540-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Low energy availability (EA) in female athletes with or without an eating disorder (ED) increases the risk of oligomenorrhoea/functional hypothalamic amenorrhoea and impaired bone health, a syndrome called the female athlete triad (Triad). There are validated psychometric instruments developed to detect disordered eating behaviour (DE), but no validated screening tool to detect persistent low EA and Triad conditions, with or without DE/ED, is available. AIM The aim of this… CONTINUE READING
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