Navigation Links
Young Ballerinas May Face Heart, Bone Risks
Date:6/1/2009

Too few calories, too much exertion can spell danger, study warns

MONDAY, June 1 (HealthDay News) -- Young ballerinas who stop menstruating because they don't eat enough to cover their energy output face the same heart and bone health risks as other young female athletes in the same circumstances, new research suggests.

Inadequate food intake and lack of menstruation can place dancers at higher risk for the "cardiovascular and bone density deficits of much older, postmenopausal women," study leader Dr. Anne Hoch, a sports medicine expert at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, said in a news release from the college.

Hoch and colleagues studied 22 young professional ballerinas to determine the incidence of disordered eating, lack of menstruation (amenorrhea), abnormal vascular function and low bone density.

The researchers found that 36 percent of the dancers had disordered eating habits, 77 percent had a calorie deficit, 27 percent were amenorrheic, 23 percent had low bone mass density, and 64 percent had abnormal artery dilation.

"It was unknown if professional dancers without menstrual periods have evidence of vascular dysfunction, yet some characteristics ... were common in this group. Eighty-six percent had one or more components, and 14 percent had all four [risk factors]," Hoch said in the news release.

The study was to be presented May 30 at an American College of Sports Medicine meeting, in Seattle.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has more about amenorrhea.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Medical College of Wisconsin, news release, May 30, 2009


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Religious devotion does not impact abortion decisions of young unwed women
2. Chemotherapy combination outcomes differ for aged, younger colon cancer patients
3. Liu Young Investigator Award presented to Kevin Bruhn, Ph.D.
4. SearchAmerica(R) President Named as a Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) Award
5. eCardio Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award Finalist in the Houston & Gulf Coast Area Program
6. For Young Ballplayers, Support and Caution Are Key
7. Advanced Prostate Cancer Deadlier in Younger Men
8. Younger men with advanced prostate cancer have shorter survival times
9. Video: Schering-Plough Introduces TINACTIN(R) CHILL, a Line of Antifungal Products Geared Specifically to Young Males
10. New Longevinex Advantage(R) Designed for Americans Who Want to Live Longer and Look Younger
11. Americas Top Young Scientists to Receive Scholarships for Winning Eggs-Periments
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Young Ballerinas May Face Heart, Bone Risks
(Date:7/14/2014)... The Encino cosmetic dentist ... Lumineers and porcelain veneers. These restorations are an ... preparation and greater loss of healthy tooth tissue. They ... visible flaws on the tooth. Encino dentist Dr. Mastour ... to ensure they offer the most appropriate treatment recommendations ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Being physically active in ... Alzheimer,s disease and other types of dementia, suggest the ... we found that physical exercise at various levels, especially ... Geda from the Mayo Clinic, said in an Alzheimer,s ... they are not yet conclusive. More research is needed ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... July 14, 2014 ... performance liquid chromatography or UPLC is a ... liquid chromatography that involves the use of ... to separate chromatographic compounds. This highly sensitive ... detection and analysis of chromatography samples. UPLC ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ... of thousands of people undergo plastic surgery to reduce ... hit the market, however, eliminates the need to go ... mouth guard that works the jaw muscles, therefore tightening ... of having two chins. , Jawflex is used for ...
(Date:7/14/2014)... NJ (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 ... established global leader in enterprise-class cloud management, governance, ... platforms, today announced AvePoint software will be available ... managed cloud specialist. , The hosting ... to offer the following AvePoint solutions to new ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Encino Esthetic Dental Group is Now Offering Lumineers and Porcelain Veneers 2Health News:Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia 2Health News:Need for Faster Sample Analysis Drives Demand for UPLC, According to New Trend Report Published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Health News:Jawflex | Double Chin Exercise for Double Chin Reduction 2Health News:AvePoint Works with Rackspace to Extend Vital Management Features to Hybrid SharePoint Deployments 2Health News:AvePoint Works with Rackspace to Extend Vital Management Features to Hybrid SharePoint Deployments 3
... Speakers ... Exposition (ACE10), June 20-24, in Chicago, Illinois. , ... Denver (Vocus) February 25, 2010 -- Speakers have been ... June 20-24, in Chicago, Illinois. , ,Denis Hayes will be the highlighted speaker at ...
... , ... Examines IT Executive,s Opinions on Outsourcing , ... Westborough, MA (PRWEB) February 25, 2010 -- Advans, a ... that highlight the growing popularity of domestic outsourcing. According to the Advans’ IT Outsourcing ...
... ... New Inguinal Hernia Product Range Freedom-I, with an Aim to Improve Surgical Outcomes and Take ... ... focused on bringing innovations to the field of medical devices. For the past four years ...
... ... for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), in partnership with Genzyme Biosurgery, is pleased to announce a ... of OA progression. , ... Rosemont, IL (Vocus) February 25, 2010 -- The American Orthopaedic Society for ...
... ... feel like they are falling apart at home, psychotherapeutic interventions provide families with a growing ... (PRWEB) ... like they are falling apart at home, psychotherapeutic interventions provide families with a growing array ...
... ... continue to await their orders of Xyngular Xyng™ as Zija,s NEW! ... Xyngular™ to market months before their NEW! Xyng™ product was released ... People from all over the world are calling to become distributors ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:AWWA Announces ACE10 Speakers 2Health News:Advans Survey Reveals that 75 Percent of Executives Prefer Domestic Outsourcing vs. Offshore 2Health News:Insightra Medical Inc Gains CE Mark on the Freedom(TM) Inguinal Hernia Product Range 2Health News:Insightra Medical Inc Gains CE Mark on the Freedom(TM) Inguinal Hernia Product Range 3Health News:New Osteoarthritis Research Grant Program Initiated by AOSSM and Genzyme Biosurgery 2Health News:New Osteoarthritis Research Grant Program Initiated by AOSSM and Genzyme Biosurgery 3Health News:New Approaches to Teen Therapy Bring Results 2Health News:New Approaches to Teen Therapy Bring Results 3Health News:New Approaches to Teen Therapy Bring Results 4Health News:New Approaches to Teen Therapy Bring Results 5Health News:Xyngular™ Distributors Continue Waiting For Xyngular Xyng™ As Zija's XM3™ "Happy Pill" Reaches Record Sales 2Health News:Xyngular™ Distributors Continue Waiting For Xyngular Xyng™ As Zija's XM3™ "Happy Pill" Reaches Record Sales 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... On Thursday, July 10, 2014, the NASDAQ ... Average finished the day 0.42% lower at 16,915.07, and the ... broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the ... ended the day at 711.88, down 0.02%, while the index ... initiated coverage on the following equities: Covidien PLC (NYSE: ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 Research ... addition of the "Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market ... the highest CAGR of 6% and is expected ... report to their offering. ... immunoprotein diagnostic testing has been segmented according to ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... LONDON , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... of visitors to Safety & Health Expo ... by the move to London ... senior management attending exhibition.     ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-a ) ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 2Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 3Health Care Equipment Equities Movers and Shakers -- Research on Covidien, Baxter, DexCom, and Boston Scientific 4Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market - Forecasts to 2019: Expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 6% and is expected to be valued at USD 4,943.0 million 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 4
... NoviPet , a leading global provider of ... supplements for dogs at the Backer,s 24th Annual Pet Industry ... 2012, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The new dietary ... City Convention Center. NoviPet intends to widen its offerings in the ...
... Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: SNPK) (PINKSHEETS: SNPK) (the "Company" ... Distribution Specialists, LLC ("HDS") are pleased to announce that ... ("Agreement") with a major pro sports team based in ... of Clotamin.  The Agreement is part of new marketing ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NoviPet to Present New Food Supplements for Dogs at Pet Industry Spring Trade Show 2Sunpeaks Ventures Signs Advertising and Promotion Agreement With Another Major Sports Team - Clotamin To Be Sold at All Walgreens Locations Throughout Arizona 2Sunpeaks Ventures Signs Advertising and Promotion Agreement With Another Major Sports Team - Clotamin To Be Sold at All Walgreens Locations Throughout Arizona 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: