This series aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the most relevant topics in the treatment of female athletes. The aim is to provide the reader with an understanding of how nutritional and mental health affect performance, injury and recovery as well as review the most common injury patterns and their treatments. Our expert contributing authors delve into the risk factors for injury, injury prevention and up-to-date information on treatment, both nonsurgical and surgical. They also provide us with their pearls for treatment, which are invaluable, given their breadth of knowledge and experience.
The psychology of the female athlete: how mental health and wellness mediate sports performance, injury and recovery
Optimizing outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in female athletes: from graft choice to return to sport criteria
The series “Sports Related Injuries of the Female Athlete” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Joint without any sponsorship or funding. Sommer Hammoud and Robin V. West are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.