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Iron deficiency in female adolescent athletes - prevalence, mechanisms and diagnostics

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Title: Iron deficiency in female adolescent athletes - prevalence, mechanisms and diagnostics
Authors: Sandström, Göran
Issue Date: 26-May-2014
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine
Parts of work: 1. Landahl G (Sandström), Adolfsson P, Börjesson M, Mannheimer C, Rödjer S. Iron Deficiency and Anemia: A Common Problem in Female Elite Soccer Players. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2005; 15:689-694.

2. Sandström G, Börjesson M, Rödjer S. Iron Deficiency in Adolescent Female Athletes – Is Iron Status Affected by Regular Sporting Activity? Clin J Sport Med. 2012; 22:495-500.

3. Sandström G, Kaijser B, Rödjer S, Börjesson M. Helicobacter pylori antibodies and Iron Deficiency in Female Adolescents Under revision in PLoS one

4. Sandström G, Rödjer S, Jacobsson S, Börjesson M. Evaluation of Iron Status in Female Adolescent Athletes. Submitted to Br J Sport Med
Date of Defence: 2014-06-12
Disputation: Torsdagen den 12 juni 2014, kl. 13.00, Östraaulan, Centralkliniken, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Östra
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: iron deficiency
iron deficiency anaemia
female adolescents
physical activity
Helicobacter pylori
Abstract: Background: Iron deficiency (ID) is a very common condition and the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. ID mostly affects females, both athletes and non-athletes. Several underlying mechanisms are identified such as insufficient dietary intake and losses by menses. In the athlete group different additional mechanisms are discussed including the existence of “sports anaemia” and in recent years the effect of inflammation due to physical activity and its effect on iron status ha... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8983-8
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